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Esophageal Microbiome in Healthy Children and Esophageal Eosinophilia.

Feb 14, 2022

There is limited knowledge about the role of esophageal microbiome in Pediatric Esophageal Eosinophilia (EE). We aimed to characterize the esophageal microbiome in pediatric patients with and without ...

Personalized Approach to the Evaluation and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

Feb 07, 2022

As many as half of all patients with suspected gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) do not derive benefit from acid suppression. This review outlines a personalized diagnostic and therapeutic approa...

THE IMMUNE UNDERPINNINGS OF BARRETT'S-ASSOCIATED ADENOCARCINOGENESIS, A RETRIAL OF NEFARIOUS IMMUNOLOGICAL CO-CONSPIRATORS.

Feb 07, 2022

There is no doubt that chronic gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) increases the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) by several fold (OR=6.4, CI=4.6 to 9.1), and some relationships between ref...

Uncontrolled blood pressure among hypertensive adults with rheumatoid arthritis in Saudi Arabia: A cross-sectional study.

Jan 31, 2022

Despite the availability and advancement of diagnostic and treatments with demonstrated benefits in minimizing cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, hypertension control rates remain suboptimal. The...

Identification of independent risk factors for intraoperative gastroesophageal reflux in adult patients undergoing general anesthesia.

Jan 24, 2022

Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) affects up to 20% of the adult population and is defined as troublesome and frequent symptoms of heartburn or regurgitation. GER produces significantly harmful impacts on...

The Impact of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Patients with Morbid Obesity.

Jan 24, 2022

The impact of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has not been widely quantified, and the data in the literature remain controversial.Candidates for LSG und...

A Retrospective Study of the Differences in the Induction of Regulatory T Cells Between Adult Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

Jan 17, 2022

The incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a Th2-type allergic disease of the esophagus, has increased with the higher prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Both conditions are c...

Frequency of gastroesophageal reflux disease in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa.

Jan 10, 2022

The aim of the study was to assess the incidence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in young females with anorexia nervosa (AN).Participation in the study was proposed to young females with AN ...

A novel movement system screen for primary care providers: a multisite, observational study.

Jan 10, 2022

Movement of the human body is essential for the interaction of an individual within their environment and contributes to both physical and emotional quality of life. Movement system disorders (MSDs) a...

How effective is laparoscopic redo-antireflux surgery?

Jan 03, 2022

The failure-rate after primary antireflux surgery ranges from 3 to 30%. Reasons for failures are multifactorial. The aim of this study is to gain insight into the complex reasons for, and management o...

Geriatric patients with esophageal motility disorders benefit more from minimally invasive peroral endoscopic myotomy: a multicenter study in Japan.

Dec 27, 2021

Geriatric patients with existing studies on the safety and efficacy of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia involve small sample sizes and single institutions. However, multi-center, large-...

Acute and Late Esophageal Toxicity Following Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy to Thoracic Tumors near or Abutting the Esophagus.

Dec 27, 2021

To evaluate the incidence of acute and late esophageal toxicity in patients with thoracic tumors near or abutting the esophagus treated with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR).Among patients wi...

mAb Das-1 recognizes 3'-Sulfated Lewis A/C, which is aberrantly expressed during metaplastic and oncogenic transformation of several gastrointestinal Epithelia.

Dec 20, 2021

Multiple previous studies have shown the monoclonal antibody Das-1 (formerly called 7E12H12) is specifically reactive towards metaplastic and carcinomatous lesions in multiple organs of the gastrointe...

Associations between sleep bruxism and other sleep-related disorders in adults: a systematic review.

Dec 13, 2021

Systematic reviews on sleep bruxism (SB) as a comorbid condition of other sleep-related disorders are lacking. Such reviews would contribute to the insight of sleep clinicians into the occurrence of S...

Dyspepsia in Montenegrin chronic kidney disease patients undergoing hemodialysis: endoscopic and histopathological features.

Nov 29, 2021

The main purpose of this study was to analyze the characteristics of dyspepsia and contributing factors in Montenegrin maintenance hemodialysis patients.The study included 43 patients undergoing hemod...

Transoral incisionless fundoplication with Medigus ultrasonic surgical endostapler (MUSE) for the treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease: outcomes up to 3 years.

Nov 22, 2021

Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) with Medigus Ultrasonic Surgical Endostapler (MUSE) is a new intervention for treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). We aimed at assessing th...

[Esophageal squamous papilloma - a case report].

Nov 22, 2021

Esophageal squamous cell papilloma (ESP) is recognised rarely. Usually it is the finding of diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). It is considered as asymptomatic benign lesion, in most cases s...

Limitations of Heartburn and other Societies' Criteria in Barrett's Screening for Detecting De-novo Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.

Nov 15, 2021

Despite extensive Barrett's esophagus (BE) screening efforts, most patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) present de novo. It is unclear how much of this problem is due to insensitivity or poor...

Proanthocyanidins mitigate bile acid-induced changes in GSTT2 levels in a panel of racially diverse patient-derived primary esophageal cell cultures.

Nov 15, 2021

Persistent and symptomatic reflux of gastric and duodenal contents, known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is the strongest risk factor for esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC). Despite similar r...

Artificial Intelligence in the Diagnosis of Upper Gastrointestinal Diseases.

Nov 08, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) has enormous potential to support clinical routine workflows and therefore is gaining increasing popularity among medical professionals. In the field of gastroenterology, ...