Explore the latest in esophageal disease, including motility disorders, diagnosis, and management of Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal cancer.
This cohort study of patients from the 5 Nordic countries examines whether gastroesophageal antireflux surgery is associated with decreased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma and whether surgically and medically treated patients experience different outcomes.
This randomized clinical trial examines the effect of the addition of EGFR inhibition to chemoradiation on survival outcomes for patients with esophageal cancer.
A healthy 43-year-old woman presented with weight loss, heartburn, and progressively worsening dysphagia to solid food. Intriguingly, the heartburn was most severe while she was sitting up but lying supine relieved the symptoms. What is your diagnosis?
This study seeks to identify novel disease susceptibility variants in a familial syndrome of esophageal adenocarcinoma and Barrett esophagus by using high-throughput sequencing in affected individuals from a large, multigenerational family.
This case report describes esophagitis dissecans superficialis endoscopically induced in a patient with pemphigus vulgaris and gastrointestinal complaints.
This Surgical Innovation discusses the use of endoluminal vacuum therapy for esophageal, gastric, and small intestine leaks or perforations.
This study characterizes the histologic features of esophageal inflammation in patients with acute gastroesophageal reflux disease during and after discontinuation of proton pump inhibitor treatment.
This case series describes 4 patients with a history of laryngectomy or pharyngectomy and pharyngeal irradiation who developed cervical spine spondylodiscitis following esophageal dilation.
This discussion weighs the pros and cons of endoscopic endoscopic diverticulostomy vs open diverticulectomy for the treatment of Zenker diverticulum.
This cohort study reports that the extent of lymphadenectomy during surgery for esophageal cancer is not associated with 5-year all-cause or disease-specific survival.
This study examines the current role of rigid esophagoscopy in evaluating patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.
This study investigated the factors associated with discordance with the American College of Physician guidelines for esophagogastroduodenoscopy in adult outpatients.
In this case report, a woman presented with dysphagia and frequent throat clearing. A right pyriform sinus mass was seen on fiber-optic laryngoscopy. Both CT and MRI confirmed the finding of a hypopharyngeal mass. Immunohistochemical stains revealed tumor cells that were focally positive for myogenin and diffusely positive for desmin and myoglobin. An MRI scan obtained postoperatively demonstrated a persistent mass or swelling. What is the diagnosis?
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