Published December 1987
by Springer-Verlag .
Written in English
|Contributions||A. H. Holscher (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
Dr. Castell is internationally recognized as a leading authority on diseases of the esophagus and esophageal function, and has authored or co-authored more than scientific publications. Amongst other books, Dr Castell has been the editor of all 4 previous editions of The : Hardcover. Diseases of the Esophagus is an Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE), which was founded in as a membership-supported society. This international Journal covers all aspects of the esophagus - etiology, investigation and diagnosis, and both medical and surgical treatment. This book aims to be a synthesis of our current knowledge about the normal and pathological esophagus. Although a number of excellent monographs on limited aspects of esophageal pathology are available, a recent handbook treating the whole of esophageal physiology and pathology is lacking. Esophageal diseases can be manifested by impaired function or pain. Key functional impairments are swallowing disorders and excessive gastroesophageal reflux. Pain, sometimes indistinguishable from cardiac chest pain, can result from inflammation, infection, dysmotility, or neoplasm.
The present book reproduces for the topical state of the art about pathology, pathophysiology, diagnostic, and therapy of benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus. Keywords Staging cancer carcinoma epidemiology esophagus pathogenesis pathophysiology. About this book. This is easily the most focused and comprehensive book available dedicated to the esophagus and its conditions, fully exploring anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Edited by two former presidents of the ACG and ASG, the world's two largest gastroenterology societies. The most common problem with the esophagus is GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). With GERD, a muscle at the end of your esophagus does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus and irritate it. Over time, GERD can . Diseases of the Esophagus covers all aspects of the esophagus - etiology, investigation and diagnosis, and both medical and surgical treatment. The journal includes primary research papers, short reports, commissioned review articles, correspondence, book and equipment reviews, annotated abstracts and announcements of meetings.
Diseases of the Esophagus covers all aspects of the esophagus - etiology, investigation and diagnosis, and both medical and surgical treatment. The Journal includes primary research papers, short reports, commissioned review articles, correspondence, book and equipment reviews, annotated abstracts and announcements of meetings. Difficulties in swallowing may arise from problems in transferring the food bolus from the oropharynx to the upper esophagus (oropharyngeal dysphagia) or from impaired transport of the bolus through the body of the esophagus (esophageal dysphagia). The history usually leads to the correct diagnosis. + +. The esophagus is a muscular tube connecting the throat (pharynx) with the stomach. The esophagus is about 8 inches long, and is lined by moist pink tissue called mucosa. The esophagus runs behind. Diseases and conditions of the esophagus include: Achalasia. Barrett's esophagus. Cancer. Esophageal ring (Schatzki's ring). Esophageal ulcer. Esophageal varices. Esophageal web. Esophagitis. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Heartburn. Mallory-Weiss tear. Plummer-Vinson syndrome.