STAGING STRICTURED OESOPHAGEAL TUMOURS: HOW USEFUL IS THE OLYMPUS MH908 SLIM-PROBE?
- Early Gastric Cancer in a United States Hospital. Goldstein, Franz; Kline, Tilde S.; Kline, Irwin K.; Thornton III, James J.; Abramson, John; Bell, Louis // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1983, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p715
Early gastric cancer (EGC) confined to mucosa and submucosa, described by Japanese physicians over 20 years ago, yields about 90% 5-year postoperative survival. EGC has been increasingly reported from centers outside Japan, but rarely from the United States. Between 1976-1981, EGC was found in...
- Use of alarm symptoms to select dyspeptics for endoscopy causes patients with curable esophagogastric cancer to be overlooked. Bowrey, D. J.; Griffin, S. M.; Wayman, J.; Karat, D.; Hayes, N.; Raimes, S. A. // Surgical Endoscopy;Nov2006, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p1725
In August 2004, the United Kingdom Department of Health advisory body published dyspepsia referral guidelines for primary care practitioners. These guidelines advised empiric treatment with antisecretory medications and referral for endoscopy only in the presence of alarm symptoms. The current...
- Which patients with GERD get Barrett's esophagus? Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;3/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p195
Presents a summary of the article entitled `The Relationship Between Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and its Complications with Barrett's Esophagus,' featured in the 1997 issue of `American Journal of Gastroenterol,' by G.M. Eisen, R.S. Sandler and S. Murry et al. Description of the...
- CORRIGENDUM: FasL Gene -844T/C Mutation of Esophageal Cancer in South China and Its Clinical Significance. Hongguang Zhao; Linfeng Zheng; Xinru Li; Lifang Wang // Scientific Reports;6/27/2014, p1
Corrections to the article "FasL Gene -844T/C Mutation of Esophageal Cancer in South China and Its Clinical Significance" are presented.
- DEFINING THE OPTIMAL TREATMENT OF LOCALLY ADVANCED ESOPHAGEAL CANCER: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND DECISION ANALYSIS. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Aug2006 Supplement, Vol. 49, p31
The article presents an abstract of the research "Defining the Optimal Treatment of Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Decision Analysis," by A. J. Graham, F. M. Shrive, W. Ghali, B. J. Manns, S. C. Grondin, R. J. Finley and J. Clifton.
- Esophageal cancer incidence. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;09/03/97, Vol. 89 Issue 17, p1251
Presents data on the annual incidence rate of esophageal cancer in the United States per 100,000 from 1990 to 1994. Variation of esophageal cancer incidence by sex and race; Most important risk factors for the disease in Western countries.
- Third-degree burn. Geraci, Ron // Men's Health;Mar98, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p38
Warns that persistent heartburn could be a Barrett's esophagus, a precancerous condition in the esophageal lining. Cause of the Barrett's esophagus; Statistics on the percentage of people who died from cancer developed from the condition.
- Factors affecting the survival of patients with oesophageal carcinoma under radiotherapy in the north of Iran. Hajian-Tilaki, K O // British Journal of Cancer;12/1/2001, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p1671
Factors relevant to the survival of patients with oesophageal cancer under radiotherapy have been studied in northern Iran where its incidence is high. We conducted an analytical study using a historical cohort and information from the medical charts of patients with oesophageal cancer. Out of...
- Risk factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus in women: a caseâ€“control study. Sharp, L; Chilvers, C E D; Cheng, K K; McKinney, P A; Logan, R F A; Cook-Mozaffari, P; Ahmed, A; Day, N E // British Journal of Cancer;12/1/2001, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p1667
Oesophageal cancer rates in women in the UK are more than 3 times higher than in most other European populations. A population-based matched case-control study of histologically confirmed squamous cell carcinoma of the oesophagus in women was carried out in 4 regions in England and Scotland....