Genomes and Genes
Summary: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the esophagus.
Publications246 found, 100 shown here
- Endoscopic therapy for esophageal perforation or anastomotic leak with a self-expandable metallic stentJessica M Leers
Department of General, Visceral and Cancer Surgery, University of Cologne, Kerpener Strasse 62, 50937, Koln, Germany
Surg Endosc 23:2258-62. 2009..Therapeutic options are surgical repair or resection or conservative management with cessation of oral intake and antibiotic therapy. We evaluated an alternative approach that uses self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS)...
- Endoscopic submucosal dissection of early esophageal cancerTsuneo Oyama
Department of Gastroenterology, Saku General Hospital, Nagano, Japan
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:S67-70. 2005..Endoscopic submucosal dissection with the hook knife is a method of endoluminal surgery enabling large en bloc resections without increased surgical risks...
- Endoscopic submucosal dissection of esophageal squamous cell neoplasmsMitsuhiro Fujishiro
Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:688-94. 2006..Application of the technique is desirable for esophageal squamous cell neoplasms (SCNs), but there have been no reports on the use of this procedure in the esophagus...
- General rules for recording endoscopic findings of esophagogastric varices (2nd edition)Takashi Tajiri
The Japan Society for Portal Hypertension, Tokyo, Japan
Dig Endosc 22:1-9. 2010..The revised rules are simpler and more straightforward than the former rules and include newly recognized findings of portal hypertensive gastropathy and a new classification for endoscopic ultrasonographic findings...
- Multilayered epithelium in mucosal biopsy specimens from the gastroesophageal junction region is a histologic marker of gastroesophageal reflux diseaseJonathan N Glickman
Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Surg Pathol 33:818-25. 2009....
- [Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for 43 consecutive cases of esophageal achalasia]Haruhiro Inoue
Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital
Nihon Rinsho 68:1749-52. 2010..To establish less invasive permanent treatment for esophageal achalasia, per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) was addressed...
- Treatment of oesophageal ulcerations using endoscopic transplantation of tissue-engineered autologous oral mucosal epithelial cell sheets in a canine modelT Ohki
Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 8 1 Kawada cho, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 162 8666, Japan
Gut 55:1704-10. 2006..However, after aggressive ESD, a major complication that arises is postoperative inflammation and stenosis that can considerably affect the patient's quality of life...
- Alcoholics show reduced telomere length in the oesophagusJunko Aida
Research Team for Geriatric Pathology, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
J Pathol 223:410-6. 2011..Further studies to clarify the reason for the large annual loss of telomere length with rapid turnover or lower telomerase activity in the oesophageal epithelium of alcoholics will be necessary...
- Optical coherence tomography to identify intramucosal carcinoma and high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagusJohn A Evans
Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:38-43. 2006..The purpose of this study was to establish OCT image characteristics of IMC and HGD in Barrett's esophagus...
- Treatment of thoracic esophageal anastomotic leaks and esophageal perforations with endoluminal stents: efficacy and current limitationsDirk Tuebergen
Department of General Surgery, Unit of Surgical Endoscopy, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
J Gastrointest Surg 12:1168-76. 2008..The objective of this non-randomized observational study was to evaluate the effects of endoluminal stent treatment in patients with esophageal anastomotic leakages or perforations in a single tertiary care center...
- Treatment of esophageal perforations and anastomotic leaks: the endoscopist is stepping into the arenaPeter D Siersema
Gastrointest Endosc 61:897-900. 2005
- Significance of each narrow-band imaging finding in diagnosing squamous mucosal high-grade neoplasia of the esophagusRyu Ishihara
Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Higashinari ku, Osaka, Japan
J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:1410-5. 2010..The primary endpoint of the present study was to identify the significant NBI findings to diagnose esophageal mucosal high-grade neoplasia...
- Lugol chromo-endoscopy versus narrow band imaging for endoscopic screening of esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma in patients with a history of cured esophageal cancer: a feasibility studyS Lecleire
Gastroenterology Department, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Rouen University Hospital, France
Dis Esophagus 24:418-22. 2011..This result suggests that NBI could be used instead of Lugol to detect an esophageal neoplasia in patients with high risk of ESCC, but needs to be confirmed in a larger study...
- Prospective evaluation of narrow-band imaging endoscopy for screening of esophageal squamous mucosal high-grade neoplasia in experienced and less experienced endoscopistsRyu Ishihara
Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
Dis Esophagus 23:480-6. 2010..Electronic chromoendoscopy with NBI is a promising screening tool in these high-risk patients with esophageal mucosal high-grade neoplasia, particularly when performed by endoscopists with experience of using NBI...
- [Endoscopic diagnosis of tissue atypism (EA) in the pharyngeal and esophageal squamous epithelium; IPCL pattern classification and ECA classification]Haruhiro Inoue
Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, Japan
Kyobu Geka 60:768-75. 2007..Endocytoscopic images are classified into 5 categories from normal epithelium to malignant tissue as endocytoscopic atypism classification (ECA classification). ECA IV and V are considered to be treated in clinical setting...
- Narrow-band imaging provides reliable screening for esophageal malignancy in patients with head and neck cancersRyuta Takenaka
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
Am J Gastroenterol 104:2942-8. 2009..The aim of this study was to assess the reliability of the NBI system for esophageal cancer screening in patients with head and neck cancers...
- Clinical outcome after endoscopic mucosal resection for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma invading the muscularis mucosae--a multicenter retrospective cohort studyC Katada
Division of Digestive Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
Endoscopy 39:779-83. 2007..We conducted a multicenter retrospective cohort study to investigate the incidence of lymph node metastasis and survival after EMR for ESCC invading the muscularis mucosa...
- Use of self-expandable metal stents for the treatment of esophageal perforations and anastomotic leaksP Salminen
Department of Surgery, Turku University Central Hospital, Turku, Finland
Surg Endosc 23:1526-30. 2009..This study aimed to evaluate the role of covered SEMS for the management of esophageal perforations and anastomotic leaks...
- Clinicopathological factors associated with clinical outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal epithelial neoplasmsH Isomoto
Department of Endoscopy, Nagasaki University Hospital, Sakamoto, Nagasaki, Japan
Endoscopy 41:679-83. 2009..We sought to unravel the clinicopathological factors associated with the clinical outcomes of ESD for colorectal epithelial neoplasms in a large series...
- Endoscopic clips for closing esophageal perforations: case report and pooled analysisMohammed A Qadeer
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 66:605-11. 2007..Acute and chronic esophageal perforations have traditionally been treated with surgery or a conservative approach. Recently, endoscopic repair has been reported in some case reports...
- Accuracy of endoscopic optical coherence tomography in the detection of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus: a prospective, double-blinded studyGerard Isenberg
Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106 5066, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 62:825-31. 2005..This study evaluated the accuracy of EOCT for the diagnosis and the exclusion of dysplasia in patients with Barrett's esophagus...
- Comprehensive esophageal microscopy by using optical frequency-domain imaging (with video)Benjamin J Vakoc
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 65:898-905. 2007..However, the relatively slow image-acquisition rate of the present OCT systems inhibits wide-field imaging and limits the clinical utility of OCT for diagnostic imaging in patients with Barrett's esophagus...
- Histological precursors of oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma: results from a 13 year prospective follow up study in a high risk populationG Q Wang
Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 705, Bethesda, MD 20892 8314, USA
Gut 54:187-92. 2005..Successful early detection strategies will require identification of clinically relevant precursor lesions that can be targets for screening and treatment...
- Esophageal stent placement for the treatment of spontaneous esophageal perforationsRichard K Freeman
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 88:194-8. 2009..Traditional therapy for spontaneous esophageal perforation has most often been urgent operative repair. This investigation summarizes the treatment of spontaneous perforations of the esophagus using an occlusive removable esophageal stent...
- Esophageal stent placement for the treatment of iatrogenic intrathoracic esophageal perforationRichard K Freeman
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 83:2003-7; discussion 2007-8. 2007..This investigation summarizes our experiences treating iatrogenic intrathoracic perforations of the esophagus using an occlusive removable esophageal stent...
- Circumferential EMR and complete removal of Barrett's epithelium: a new approach to management of Barrett's esophagus containing high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia and intramucosal carcinomaStefan Seewald
Department of Interdisciplinary Endoscopy, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
Gastrointest Endosc 57:854-9. 2003..This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of circumferential EMR by using a simple snare technique without cap...
- Candida esophagitis complicated by an esophago-airway fistula: report of a caseRyu Kanzaki
Department of Surgery, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka 537 8511, Japan
Surg Today 39:972-8. 2009..Although the lung abscess resolved, the inflammation of the esophagus persisted. A fistula between the esophagus and the left main bronchus eventually formed postoperatively and the patient died due to respiratory failure...
- Predisposing factors and clinical symptoms in HIV-negative patients with Candida oesophagitis: are they always present?K Mimidis
Department of Internal Medicine, Endoscopy Unit, Democritus University of Thrace, Alexandroupolis, Greece
Int J Clin Pract 59:210-3. 2005..05). Thus, CO can be discovered in patients without apparent predisposing risk factors and clinical symptoms. Further studies are needed to elucidate the mechanisms of transition from colonisation to infection...
- Risk factors for esophageal candidiasisA Chocarro Martinez
Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Virgen de la Concha, Zamora, Spain
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 19:96-100. 2000..The findings support the hypothesis that treatment with omeprazole favors the development of esophageal candidiasis...
- Oesophagitis is common in patients with achalasia after pneumatic dilatationI Leeuwenburgh
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 23:1197-203. 2006..Treatment aims at lowering of the lower oesophageal sphincter pressure, enhancing the risk of gastro-oesophageal reflux. Nevertheless, the incidence of oesophagitis after achalasia treatment is unknown...
- Value of lateral neck radiography for ingested foreign bodies using the likelihood ratioIuan Sheng Wu
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua, Taiwan
J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 37:292-6. 2008..To determine the diagnostic accuracy of lateral neck radiography and its value in related radiographic findings in the detection of foreign bodies using the likelihood ratio...
- The role of transnasal esophagoscopy in head and neck oncologyGregory N Postma
Center for Voice Disorders of Wake Forest University, Department of Otolaryngology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1034, USA
Laryngoscope 112:2242-3. 2002To review the current role of transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) in all aspects of head and neck cancer patient treatment.
- Histologic results of EMR for esophageal lesions diagnosed as high-grade intraepithelial squamous neoplasia by endoscopic biopsyYuichi Shimizu
Division of Endoscopy, Hokkaido University Hospital, Kitaku, Sapporo, Japan
Gastrointest Endosc 63:16-21. 2006..The purpose of this study was to perform EMR for such lesions and to determine the actual tumor stage in patients with complete resection and the outcomes after EMR...
- Recent advancement of observing living cells in the esophagus using CM double staining: endocytoscopic atypia classificationH Minami
Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Chigasaki Chuo, Tsuzuki, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Dis Esophagus 25:235-41. 2012..The development of ECS has opened the door to in vivo cellular imaging, enabling endoscopic diagnosis of tissue cytological atypia during routine endoscopic examination...
- Lugol-voiding lesions are an important risk factor for a second primary squamous cell carcinoma in patients with esosphageal cancer or head and neck cancerKeisuke Hori
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama, Japan
Am J Gastroenterol 106:858-66. 2011..We undertook a cross-sectional and retrospective cohort study to assess the risk for second primary carcinomas according to the severity of LVLs, on the basis of their number and size...
- Narrow-band imaging in the diagnosis of early esophageal cancer and precancerous lesionsLiu Ye Huang
Department of Gastroenterology, Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital Affiliated to Medical College of Qingdao University, Yantai, Shandong 264000, China
Chin Med J (Engl) 122:776-80. 2009..Narrow-band imaging (NBI) can enhance the contrast of the mucous membrane of the esophagus without staining. This study aimed to explore the value of NBI in the diagnosis of early esophageal cancer and precancerous lesions...
- Photodynamic therapy for large superficial squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagusToshiaki Tanaka
Department of Surgery, Kurume University School of Medicine, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan
Gastrointest Endosc 73:1-6. 2011..Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been found to be safe and effective in patients with small early esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). However, its efficacy for widespread superficial SCC has not yet been confirmed...
- Clinical trials evaluating endoscopic GERD treatments: is it time for a moratorium on the clinical use of these procedures?Walter J Hogan
Am J Gastroenterol 101:437-9. 2006..The efficacy durability and safety of these devices in treating GERD patients is in question. A moratorium on the continued use of the procedures in clinical practice seems appropriate at this time...
- What parameters are relevant for the histological diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease without Barrett's mucosa?M Vieth
Institute of Pathology, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
Dig Dis 22:196-201. 2004..The aim of the present analysis was to relate histological changes of the esophageal squamous epithelium to different severities of GERD...
- Endoscopic treatment of thoracic esophageal anastomotic leaks by using silicone-covered, self-expanding polyester stentsDaniel Schubert
Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
Gastrointest Endosc 61:891-6. 2005..The successful treatment of esophageal anastomotic insufficiencies and perforations when using covered, self-expanding metallic stents is described...
- Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease: endoscopic aspectsJulius Spicak
Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, Czech Republic
Dig Dis 25:183-7. 2007..According to current practice, use of endoscopic methods is justifiable only as part of clinical trials. Many aspects, including commercial ones, will influence future developments in this area, which are difficult to predict...
- A randomized prospective trial comparing unsedated esophagoscopy via transnasal and transoral routes using a 4-mm video endoscope with conventional endoscopy with sedationP N Thota
Center for Endoscopy and Pancreaticobiliary Disease, Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Endoscopy 37:559-65. 2005..A prototype 4-mm-diameter video esophagoscope is available. Our aims were to compare unsedated esophagoscopy using this 4-mm esophagoscope with conventional sedated endoscopy with regard to diagnostic accuracy and ..
- Minimally invasive measurement of esophageal variceal pressure and wall tension (with video)Anil K Vegesna
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 70:407-13. 2009..There is no simple method to measure intravariceal pressure in patients with esophageal varices...
- Postoperative esophageal leak management with the Polyflex esophageal stentRichard K Freeman
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, St Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:333-8. 2007..This investigation reviews our experience treating postoperative esophageal leaks with the Polyflex esophageal stent (Boston Scientific, Natick, Mass)...
- Effect of the GABA(B) agonist baclofen in patients with symptoms and duodeno-gastro-oesophageal reflux refractory to proton pump inhibitorsG H Koek
Center for Gastroenterological Research, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
Gut 52:1397-402. 2003....
- Balloon-based, circumferential, endoscopic radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus: 1-year follow-up of 100 patientsVirender K Sharma
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale Phoenix, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 65:185-95. 2007..To assess the dose-response, safety, and efficacy of circumferential endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus (BE) by using an endoscopic balloon-based ablation device (HALO360 System)...
- Stent-in-stent technique for removal of embedded esophageal self-expanding metal stentsM M C Hirdes
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Am J Gastroenterol 106:286-93. 2011..Our aim is to report the results of removal of embedded, partially covered SEMSs by induction of pressure necrosis using the stent-in-stent technique...
- Esophageal foreign bodies in the pediatric population: our first 500 casesDanny C Little
Department of Surgery, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
J Pediatr Surg 41:914-8. 2006..Historically, rigid esophagoscopy with extraction of the foreign body has been the recommended treatment...
- Endoscopic vacuum sponge therapy for esophageal defectsGunnar Loske
Department for General, Abdominal, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Katholisches Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg gGmbH, Alfredstrasse 9, 22087, Hamburg, Germany
Surg Endosc 24:2531-5. 2010..For anastomotic insufficiency in the rectum, endoscopic vacuum therapy has already been used successfully. The authors used vacuum therapy for anastomotic defects and other lesions of the esophagus...
- Esophagogastroduodenoscopy-associated gastrointestinal perforations: a single-center experienceAmit Merchea
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Surgery 148:876-80; discussion 881-2. 2010..Our aim was to define the risk of perforation associated with EGD and identify patients who required operative intervention...
- Repair of esophageal perforation due to anterior cervical spine instrumentationRyan L Kau
Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
Laryngoscope 120:739-42. 2010..Postoperatively, both patients had no evidence of persistent perforation and had resolution of preoperative symptoms...
- Management of esophageal perforations: the value of aggressive surgical treatmentJ David Richardson
Department of Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Am J Surg 190:161-5. 2005..The treatment of esophageal perforation remains controversial, particularly in terms of the type of operative therapy. This report analyzed results of an aggressive treatment protocol...
- Aetiology, treatment and mortality after oesophageal perforation in DenmarkPhilip Ryom
Thoracic Surgery Department, Rigshospitalet, Blegdamsvej 9, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dan Med Bull 58:A4267. 2011..The causes are numerous. Treatment for oesophageal perforation targets mediastinal and pleural contamination. Present knowledge about the causes of perforation and the types of treatment is poor...
- Herpes simplex virus esophagitis in immunocompetent childrenFernanda Rodrigues
Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra, Portugal
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 39:560-3. 2004..To review clinical, laboratory, endoscopic and histologic features, treatment and outcome of immunocompetent children with Herpes simplex virus esophagitis...
- Current management of esophageal perforation: 20 years experienceA Eroglu
Ataturk University, Medical Faculty, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Erzurum, Turkey
Dis Esophagus 22:374-80. 2009..We suggest that minimally invasive techniques for the repair of esophageal perforations will be very important in the future treatment of this condition...
- Patient tolerance and acceptance of unsedated ultrathin esophagoscopyAshley L Faulx
Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 55:620-3. 2002..Unsedated endoscopy has not gained wide acceptance in the United States. Factors that may predict tolerance and acceptance of unsedated endoscopy are ill defined...
- Predictors of postoperative stricture after esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial squamous cell neoplasmsS Ono
Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan
Endoscopy 41:661-5. 2009..Although endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is becoming accepted as an established treatment for superficial esophageal squamous cell neoplasms, the risks for developing postoperative stricture have not been elucidated...
- Flexible esophagoscopy as a diagnostic tool for traumatic esophageal injuriesVitor Arantes
Endoscopy Unit, Emergency Hospital João XXIII, FHEMIG, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
J Trauma 66:1677-82. 2009..This study aimed to assess the yield and clinical utility of flexible esophagoscopy (FE) in the diagnosis of traumatic esophageal injuries.
- Updated guidelines for the diagnosis, surveillance, and therapy of Barrett's esophagusRichard E Sampliner
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson 85723, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 97:1888-95. 2002
- Clinical manifestations and complications of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)P Malfertheiner
Clinic for Gastroenterology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, D 39210 Magdeburg, Germany
Int J Clin Pract 59:346-55. 2005..This paper addresses the symptoms, diseases and complications in which the abnormal reflux of gastric content to the oesophagus and adjacent organ systems is believed to be a frequent contributory factor...
- En bloc resection of a large semicircular esophageal cancer by endoscopic submucosal dissectionMitsuhiro Fujishiro
Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:237-41. 2006..Six months after ESD, mild stenosis remained, but dilation was no longer needed, and esophagogastroduodenoscopy with chromoendoscopy and biopsy revealed no residual or recurrent cancer...
- Esophageal perforation: surgical, endoscopic and medical management strategiesBoris Sepesi
Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
Curr Opin Gastroenterol 26:379-83. 2010..The relative rarity and unpredictability of esophageal perforation has precluded a randomized or multiinstitutional study of this condition. Practice standards are based primarily on retrospective reviews and expert opinions...
- Stent implantation as a treatment option in patients with thoracic anastomotic leaks after esophagectomyWerner K H Kauer
Department of Surgery SALK, Paracelsus Medizinische Privatuniversität Salzburg, Mullner Hauptstr 48, A 5020, Salzburg, Austria
Surg Endosc 22:50-3. 2008..In patients with esophagectomy and gastric pull up for esophageal carcinoma anastomotic leaks are a well-known complication and a major cause of morbidity and mortality...
- Five- to eight-year outcome of the first laparoscopic Nissen fundoplicationsT Bammer
Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, FL, 32224, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 5:42-8. 2001..These results are at least as good as those achieved with open fundoplication and prove the long-term worth of this procedure...
- Endoscopic appraisal of the gastroesophageal valve after antireflux surgeryBlair A Jobe
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 99:233-43. 2004..The purpose of this report is to characterize the gastroesophageal valve appearance unique to each type of antireflux procedure and to introduce an endoscopic lexicon by which to describe this anatomic region...
- Current concepts in the management of esophageal perforations: a twenty-seven year Canadian experiencePankaj Bhatia
Division of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Ann Thorac Surg 92:209-15. 2011..Perforation of the esophagus remains a challenging clinical problem...
- Successful treatment of severe refractory anastomotic stricture in an infant after esophageal atresia repair by endoscopic balloon dilation combined with systemic administration of dexamethasoneTomoro Hishiki
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Chiba University Hospital, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, 1 8 1 Inohana, Chuo Ku, Chiba, 260 8677, Japan
Pediatr Surg Int 25:531-3. 2009..Balloon dilation in combination with systemic dexamethasone administration may be an effective treatment that could substitute invasive techniques including surgical manipulation for severe refractory strictures...
- Pediatric caustic ingestion: 50 consecutive cases and a review of the literatureF Riffat
Department of Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital Westmead, Westmead NSW, Australia
Dis Esophagus 22:89-94. 2009..retrospective case note review of all admissions to the otolaryngology unit with caustic injury that underwent esophagoscopy to the Children's Hospital Westmead between 1990 and 2007...
- Management of esophageal foreign bodies: a retrospective review of 400 casesKalliopi Athanassiadi
Department of Thoracic Surgery, General Hospital of Nikea, Piraeus, Greece
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 21:653-6. 2002..A retrospective study was conducted in 400 patients with esophageal foreign bodies (EFB) to assess characteristics of EFB and methods of treatment...
- Risk factors for oesophageal squamous dysplasia in adult inhabitants of a high risk region of ChinaW Q Wei
Cancer Prevention Studies Branch, 6116 Executive Blvd, Rm 705, Bethesda, MD 20892 8314, USA
Gut 54:759-63. 2005..Subjects and..
- Endoscopic survey of esophageal cancer in a high-risk area of ChinaXu jing Lu
Hebei Cancer Institute, Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050011, Hebei Province, China
World J Gastroenterol 10:2931-5. 2004..To characterize the histological types of esophageal and cardiac mucosa by endoscopic survey of a population in a high-risk area of esophageal cancer of China...
- Impact of a self-expanding, plastic esophageal stent on various esophageal stenoses, fistulas, and leakages: a single-center experience in 39 patientsKlaus Radecke
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Duisberg Essen, Essen, Germany
Gastrointest Endosc 61:812-8. 2005..The majority of placements were difficult to treat situations, i.e., proximal or extremely proximal stent release or emergency cases in the intensive care unit...
- Long-term survival following endoscopic and surgical treatment of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagusGanapathy A Prasad
Barrett s Esophagus Unit, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
Gastroenterology 132:1226-33. 2007..Critical information regarding overall survival of patients followed up long-term after these therapies is lacking. Our aim was to compare the long-term survival of patients treated with PDT with patients treated with esophagectomy...
- Transnasal esophagoscopy: revisited (over 700 consecutive cases)Gregory N Postma
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Center for Voice and Swallowing Disorders of Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1034, USA
Laryngoscope 115:321-3. 2005High-resolution transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) allows comprehensive, in-office examination of the esophagus without sedation.
- Surgical treatment of esophageal high-grade dysplasiaMichael F Reed
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 79:1110-5; discussion 1110-5. 2005..While surgery is recommended for resectable invasive adenocarcinoma, a number of treatment modalities are advocated for HGD. The purpose of this study is to determine the outcomes after surgery for HGD...
- Normalization of oesophageal pH does not guarantee control of duodenogastro-oesophageal reflux in Barrett's oesophagusJ A Todd
Digestive Diseases Centre, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4PW, UK
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 21:969-75. 2005..Proton-pump inhibitors are effective at preventing the acid component of gastro-oesophageal refluxate from entering the oesophagus. It is not clear whether proton-pump inhibitors prevent duodenogastro-oesophageal reflux...
- Ablation of nonneoplastic Barrett's mucosa using argon plasma coagulation with concomitant esomeprazole therapy (APBANEX): a prospective multicenter evaluationHendrik Manner
Department of Internal Medicine II, HSK Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
Am J Gastroenterol 101:1762-9. 2006..Complete reversal of Barrett's epithelium (BE) achieved by treatment with argon plasma coagulation (APC) is variable. The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the effectiveness of high-power APC in a multicenter trial...
- Barrett's esophagus--Who, how, how often and what to do with dysplasia?Lawrence C Hookey
Division of Gastroenterology, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, Canada
Can J Gastroenterol 20:463-6. 2006
- A randomised controlled trial of ablation of Barrett's oesophagus with multipolar electrocoagulation versus argon plasma coagulation in combination with acid suppression: long term resultsP Sharma
University of Kansas School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Kansas City, MO 64128 2295, USA
Gut 55:1233-9. 2006..Many modalities have been used to ablate Barrett's oesophagus (BO). However, long term results and comparative effectiveness are unknown...
- Oesophagectomy remains the gold standard for treatment of high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's oesophagusVijay Sujendran
Department of Upper GI Surgery and Pathology, The John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:763-6. 2005..To re-examine the role of oesophagectomy we looked at the incidence of invasive cancer in patients undergoing resection for HGD and their subsequent outcome...
- Photodynamic therapy with m-tetrahydroxyphenyl chlorin for high-grade dysplasia and early cancer in Barrett's columnar lined esophagusLaurence B Lovat
National Medical Laser Centre, Department of Surgery, Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, United Kingdom
Gastrointest Endosc 62:617-23. 2005..Photodynamic therapy with the powerful photosensitizer m-tetrahydroxyphenyl chlorin may be a nonsurgical therapeutic option...
- The long-term efficacy of pneumatic dilatation and Heller myotomy for the treatment of achalasiaMarcelo F Vela
Department of Gastroenterology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleaveland, Ohio, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 4:580-7. 2006..This study compares long-term outcome of PD (single dilatation and graded approach) and laparoscopic HM and identifies risk factors for treatment failure...
- Endoscopic ablation of dysplastic Barrett's oesophagus comparing argon plasma coagulation and photodynamic therapy: a randomized prospective trial assessing efficacy and cost-effectivenessKrish Ragunath
Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool, UK
Scand J Gastroenterol 40:750-8. 2005..The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of two promising techniques, argon plasma coagulation (APC) and photodynamic therapy (PDT), in the ablation of dysplastic Barrett's oesophagus...
- Endoscopic endoluminal radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus in patients with fundoplicationsN Hubbard
Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48202 2689, USA
Surg Endosc 21:625-8. 2007..This report is presents an early experience of the effects of endoluminal ablation on the reflux symptoms and completeness of ablation in post-fundoplication patients...
- Recent developments in the pathophysiology and therapy of gastroesophageal reflux disease and nonerosive reflux diseaseJan Tack
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Curr Opin Gastroenterol 21:454-60. 2005..This review summarizes recent progress in our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease...
- Poor results of 5-aminolevulinic acid-photodynamic therapy for residual high-grade dysplasia and early cancer in barrett esophagus after endoscopic resectionF Peters
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Endoscopy 37:418-24. 2005..The aim of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in the treatment of residual high-grade dysplasia or early cancer (HGD/EC) after endoscopic resection in Barrett esophagus...
- Primary care physician attitudes toward endoscopic screening for GERD symptoms and unsedated esophagoscopyVikram Boolchand
Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 63:228-33. 2006..Unsedated esophagoscopy (UE) is a less costly alternative to standard EGD for identifying BE...
- Endoscopic ablation of Barrett's oesophagus: a randomized-controlled trial of photodynamic therapy vs. argon plasma coagulationC J Kelty
Academic Surgical Oncology Unit, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 20:1289-96. 2004..5-Aminlevulinic acid-induced photodynamic therapy and argon plasma coagulation have been shown to be effective for ablating Barrett's oesophagus, but a comparative trial of these two modalities has not been reported...
- Radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus: short-term resultsShady M Eldaif
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 87:405-10; discussion 410-1. 2009..This study evaluated the early results of a balloon-based catheter radiofrequency ablation (RFA) system in patients with medically refractory reflux symptoms and biopsy-proven BE...
- 5-aminolevulinic acid photodynamic therapy versus argon plasma coagulation for ablation of Barrett's oesophagus: a randomised trialM Hage
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Gut 53:785-90. 2004..The aim of this study was to compare 5-aminolevulinic acid induced photodynamic therapy (ALA-PDT) with argon plasma coagulation (APC) with respect to complete reversal of BO...
- High-energy laser therapy of Barrett's esophagus: preliminary resultsLorenzo Norberto
Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche e Gastroenterologiche, Clinica Chirurgica Generale I, Universita di Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
World J Surg 28:350-4. 2004..Further studies are necessary to quantify its effect on cancer incidence...
- Argon plasma coagulation in the treatment of Barrett's high-grade dysplasia and in situ adenocarcinomaJ L Van Laethem
Dept of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
Endoscopy 33:257-61. 2001..We report our initial experience in the application of APC in this indication...
- Cost-effectiveness of aspirin chemoprevention for Barrett's esophagusChin Hur
Gastrointestinal Unit and The Institute for Technology Assessment, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
J Natl Cancer Inst 96:316-25. 2004..We used a modeling approach to determine and compare the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of aspirin with and without endoscopic surveillance to prevent esophageal adenocarcinoma...
- Circumferential ablation of Barrett's esophagus that contains high-grade dysplasia: a U.S. Multicenter RegistryRobert A Ganz
Minnesota Gastroenterology, Plymouth, Minnesota 55446, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 68:35-40. 2008..The management strategies for Barrett's esophagus (BE) that contains high-grade dysplasia (HGD) include intensive endoscopic surveillance, photodynamic therapy, thermal ablation, EMR, and esophagectomy...
- Eradication of dysplastic Barrett's oesophagus using photodynamic therapy: long-term follow-upR Ackroyd
Department of Surgery, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
Endoscopy 35:496-501. 2003..We present the results of long-term follow-up of its efficacy in patients with dysplastic Barrett's oesophagus...
- Eradication of Barrett esophagus with early neoplasia by radiofrequency ablation, with or without endoscopic resectionRoos E Pouw
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
J Gastrointest Surg 12:1627-36; discussion 1636-7. 2008..The aim was to report the combined results of two published and two ongoing studies on radiofrequency ablation of BE with early neoplasia, as presented at SSAT presidential plenary session DDW 2008...
- Predictors of recurrent specialized intestinal metaplasia after complete laser ablationRobert S Fisher
Department of Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 98:1945-51. 2003....
- Endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus: a multicenter study with 2.5-year follow-upDavid E Fleischer
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
Gastrointest Endosc 68:867-76. 2008..Various endoscopic therapies have been used to eradicate BE. Recently circumferential radiofrequency ablation has been used with encouraging short-term results...
- Outcomes of dysplasia arising in Barrett's esophagus: a dynamic viewRenato Romagnoli
Upper G I Surgery Unit, Louvain Medical School, Brussels, Belgium
J Am Coll Surg 197:365-71. 2003..The management of dysplasia arising in Barrett's esophagus is controversial...
- Low reproducibility of 2 x 24-hour continuous esophageal pH monitoring in infants and children: a limiting factor for interventional studiesRasmus Gaardskaer Nielsen
Pediatric Department, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
Dig Dis Sci 48:1495-502. 2003..The day-to-day variability limits the use of simultaneous pH monitoring and dietary challenges as a procedure to identify a possible causative relation between GERD and dietary allergy/intolerance...
- Endoscopic endoluminal radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus: initial results and lessons learnedVic Velanovich
Division of General Surgery, K 8, Henry Ford Hospital, 2799 West Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202 2689, USA
Surg Endosc 23:2175-80. 2009..This study reports the experience of a single surgeon using an endoscopic endoluminal device that delivers radiofrequency energy (the BARRx device) to ablate Barrett's esophagus...
- Epithelial-Refluxate Interactions in Barrett's EsophagusGeorge Triadafilopoulos; Fiscal Year: 2002..Overall, our study seeks to define the molecular signals that play a role in developing metaplasia and that regulate the acid- and bile-mediated responses in the esophagus. ..
- Epidemiologic Case-control Study of Barrett's EsophagusNicholas Shaheen; Fiscal Year: 2005..Finally, by comparing subjects with Barrett's to controls with reflux, and controlling for severs of reflux, the impact of a Barrett's diagnosis on quality of life and psychological stress may be seen. ..
- The Perception of Cancer Risk in Patients with Barrett's EsophagusNicholas Shaheen; Fiscal Year: 2007..The resultant study application will assess health-related quality of life, health-related anxiety and healthcare utilization as outcomes. ..
- Obesity, H pylori and Risk of Barrett's EsophagusHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2007..Subsequently, in a case-control study, all newly diagnosed BE and randomly selected controls will be examined for the volume and activity of visceral obesity (CT scan and serum adipocytokines). ..
- Obesity, H pylori and Risk of Barrett's EsophagusHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2009..Subsequently, in a case-control study, all newly diagnosed BE and randomly selected controls will be examined for the volume and activity of visceral obesity (CT scan and serum adipocytokines). ..
- Gene Expression in Barrett's EsophagusHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2006..We present preliminary data on microarray and RT-PCRanalyses on 5 patients with BE that suggest an overactive Wnt pathway: we have also assembled the essential components of a successful study using microarrays. ..
- Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among HCV-infected VeteransHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2009..Evaluating the extent and patterns of HCC surveillance is crucial in understanding diffusion (and obstacles) of this practice and in designing interventions to improve the implementation of HCC surveillance. ..
- Epidemiology and Outcomes of Digestive and Liver Diseases: A Mentoring ProgramHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2007..pylori infection on BE tissue COX-2 expression. ..
- Obesity, H pylori and Risk of Barrett's EsophagusHashem B El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2010..Subsequently, in a case-control study, all newly diagnosed BE and randomly selected controls will be examined for the volume and activity of visceral obesity (CT scan and serum adipocytokines). ..
- Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among HCV-infected VeteransHashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2007..Evaluating the extent and patterns of HCC surveillance is crucial in understanding diffusion (and obstacles) of this practice and in designing interventions to improve the implementation of HCC surveillance. ..
- Endoscopic Therapy of Early Cancer in Barretts EsophagusKenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007..Diagnostic and therapeutic techniques developed in this study can be applied to other gastrointestinal tumors. ..
- Biomarkers in Phototherapy of Barrett's EsophagusKenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2006..These observations can be extended to other forms of ablative therapy in future studies. ..
- Novel Method of Surveillance in Barrett's EsophagusKenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007..This is an innovative method by which a physician can diagnose hidden areas of cancer within patients who are at a high risk of developing esophageal cancer. ..
- Biomarkers in Phototherapy of Barrett's EsophagusKenneth K Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010..These studies will provide an improved understanding regarding the response of Barrett's esophagus to ablation therapy. ..
- A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR SCREENING BARRETT'S ESOSPHAGUSKenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2003..The development of a screening device for Barrett's esophagus that could be operated by paramedical personnel would enable large-scale low cost screening to identify patients at risk for esophageal cancer. ..
- Endoscopic Therapy of Early Cancer in Barretts EsophagusKenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009..Diagnostic and therapeutic techniques developed in this study can be applied to other gastrointestinal tumors. ..
- Epidemiology and Incidence of Barrett's EsophagusDOUGLAS ALLEN CORLEY; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed study explores how hormones associated with body fat may change the way the body heals after an injury, and increase the risk of cells developing precancerous changes. ..
- Epidemiology and Incidence of Barrett's EsophagusDouglas Corley; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed study explores how hormones associated with body fat may change the way the body heals after an injury, and increase the risk of cells developing precancerous changes. ..
- Epidemiology and Incidence of Barrett's EsophagusDouglas Corley; Fiscal Year: 2006....
- ETIOLOGIES/SURVEILLANCE OF BARRETT'S ESOPHAGUSDouglas Corley; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- Anatomic and Mechanical Variables of the EGJ in GERDJohn Pandolfino; Fiscal Year: 2006..These changes will improve diagnostic accuracy of pH monitoring and also help determine the relationship between anatomical and mechanical variants and acid reflux. ..
- The mechanics of symptom generation in dysphagiaJohn E Pandolfino; Fiscal Year: 2010..This proposal will utilize new analysis techniques to understand the cause of symptoms and determine what can be done to improve esophageal function so that symptoms can be reduced. ..
- The mechanics of symptom generation in dysphagiaJohn Pandolfino; Fiscal Year: 2009..This proposal will utilize new analysis techniques to understand the cause of symptoms and determine what can be done to improve esophageal function so that symptoms can be reduced. ..
- Dectection of occult mediastinal lymph node mestastasesMichael Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2007..In the R33 component of the grant application these criteria will be prospectively evaluated and correlated with clinical outcome in a second, larger cohort of patients. ..
- Randomized Trial of EUS Neurolysis in Pancreas CancerMichael Wallace; Fiscal Year: 2006..The primary outcome will be a reduction in pain at 1 month. Secondary outcomes will include the durability of pain control, quality of life, narcotic use and narcotic side effects. ..
- THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASEPeter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASEPeter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2009..A future direction for this research group will be to devise and test a "corrective intervention" based on those physiological objectives. ..
- GASTROENTEROLOGYDennis Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007..Continued support is needed to maintain the quality and productivity of this program which is training future academicians in digestive diseases. ..
- THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASEPeter James Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2010..A future direction for this research group will be to devise and test a "corrective intervention" based on those physiological objectives. ..
- Risk Factors for Barrett's EsophagusBrian C Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2010..These questions are especially relevant given our nation's current obesity epidemic. ..
- Risk Factors for Barrett's EsophagusBrian Jacobson; Fiscal Year: 2007..M. Michael Wolfe, well-established investigators in health-services research. At the completion on the project, the candidate will have gained the experience to become an independent researcher in clinical epidemiology. ..
- UGI Hemorrhage and Barrett's EpitheliumDennis Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2007..This award will continue to enhance the applicant's research productivity and provide skilled mentoring for young investigators, so they can become independent patient-oriented investigators in digestive diseases. ..
- The Epidemiology of Adipokines in Barrett's EsophagusJoel Rubenstein; Fiscal Year: 2007..If so, measurement of these substances may be useful in a screening program. ..
- EOSINOPHIL PROTEINS AND GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASEGlenn Furuta; Fiscal Year: 2003..EDGP stimulated epithelial cell chloride ion secretion and 3. EDGP stimulated neutrophil infiltration, changes in vascular permeability and fluid secretion in vivo. ..
- THE ESOPHAGOGASTRIC JUNCTION IN HEALTH AND DISEASEPeter Kahrilas; Fiscal Year: 2007..A future direction for this research group will be to devise and test a "corrective intervention" based on those physiological objectives. ..
- Role of eosinophils in intestinal epithelial dysfunctionGlenn Furuta; Fiscal Year: 2009..Long-term goals of these studies are the identification of specific diagnostic tests for EOGs and the development of novel eosinophil specific treatments. ..
- Gastrointestinal Eosinophil Research SymposiumGlenn Furuta; Fiscal Year: 2006....