New imaging techniques: promise or passe
- British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the diagnosis of Barrett's oesophagus: are we casting the net too wide? Murphy, S. J.; Johnston, B. T.; Murray, L. J. // Gut;Dec2006, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p1821
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article regarding the British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Barrett's columnar-lined oesophagus published in the previous issue of the periodical is presented.
- PPIs May Not Predispose to Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Moawad, Fouad J.; Maydonovitch, Corinne L.; Lake, Jason M.; Veerappan, Ganesh R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2010, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p468
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "PPIs May Not Predipose to Eosinophilic Esophagitis" in the previous issue.
- Response to Orel and Turk, and to Moawad et al. Spechler, Stuart Jon; Merwat, Shehzad Nawaz // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2010, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p469
A response by Stuart Jon Spechler and Shehzad Merwat to a letter to the editor about their article on the risk of acid-suppressive medications on eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) in the previous issue is presented.
- Re: Might the Use of Acid-Suppressive Medications Predispose to the Development of Eosinophilic Esophagitis? Orel, Rok; Turk, Helena // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Feb2010, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p468
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Might the Use of Acid-Suppressive Medications Predispose to the Development of Eosinophilic Esophagitis ?" in the previous issue.
- Recording diaphragm activity by an oesophageal probe: a new tool to evaluate the recovery of diaphragmatic paralysis. Bordessoule, Alice; Emeriaud, Guillaume; Delnard, Nancy; Beck, Jennifer; Jouvet, Philippe // Intensive Care Medicine;Nov2010, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p1978
A letter to the editor is presented regarding the use of an oesophageal probe to examine the recovery of diaphragmatic paralysis.
- Four Directed Biopsies are Better Than Eight Random Biopsies to Find Intestinal Metaplasia in Columnar Lined Esophagus. Chandrasoma, Parakrama // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct2007, Vol. 102 Issue 10, p2352
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article in the previous issue which conclude that four directed biopsies are better than eight random biopsies in finding intestinal metaplasia in columnar lined esophagus.
- Spontaneous intramural esophageal hematoma. // Hippokratia;Jul2011, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p280
A letter to the editor is presented whcih dicusses the medical condition of a 79-year-old woman who was diagnosed with intramural hematoma of the esophagus (IHE).
- 3 Factors Make Up The Core of EGD Coding. // Gastroenterology Coding Alert;May2011, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p26
The article discusses the factors that affect esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) coding which treats patients with gastroexophageal reflux disease (GERD). It states that the adult fiberoptic gastroscope is applied to check the condition of esophagus and stomach under direct vision. Moreover,...
- More than just counting eosinophils: proximal oesophageal involvement and subepithelial sclerosis are major diagnostic criteria for eosinophilic oesophagitis. Lee, Stephen; de Boer, W. Bastiaan; Naran, Anupam; Leslie, Connull; Raftopoulous, Spiro; Hooi Ee; Kumarasinghe, M. Priyanthi // Journal of Clinical Pathology;Jul2010, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p15
Background According to American Gastroenterological Association Institute criteria, the diagnosis of eosinophilic oesophagitis (EOE) requires clinicopathological correlation. In the appropriate clinical context, a high eosinophil count (HEC, defined as â‰¥15/HPF) is considered pathological...