Gastroesophageal reflux is the involuntary retrograde passage of gastric contents into the esophagus with or without regurgitation and is considered a normal physiologic process, occurring daily in greater than one-third of all...Read More
Critical appraisal of the impact of surgical repair of type II-IV paraoesophageal hernia (POH) on pulmonary improvement: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Paraoesophageal hernia (POH) comprising type II-IV hiatal hernia often presents with pulmonary symptoms such as shortness of breath. However, impact of surgical repair on improvement in pulmonary symptoms is unclear.This...Read More
Follicular bronchiolitis (FB) is a rare bronchiolar disorder associated with hyperplasia of the bronchial-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT). It is characterized by the development of lymphoid follicles with germinal centers in...Read More
LINX reflux management system to bridge the “treatment gap” in gastroesophageal reflux disease: A systematic review of 35 studies.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when the reflux of stomach contents causes troublesome symptoms and/or complications. When medical therapy is insufficient, surgical therapy is indicated and, until now, Laparoscopic...Read More
PERORAL (POEM) OR SURGICAL MYOTOMY FOR THE TREATMENT OF ACHALASIA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS.
Achalasia is a neurodegenerative motility esophageal disorder characterized by failure of lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. The conventional treatment option for achalasia has been laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM)....Read More
To evaluate the impact of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with obesity.Patients with class II or III obesity were...Read More
Hypotonic Low Esophageal Sphincter Is Not Predictive of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease After Sleeve Gastrectomy.
Sleeve gastrectomy is the most commonly performed bariatric surgery these days but is associated with de novo reflux.We aimed to study the influence of hypotonic lower esophageal sphincter (LES) on postoperative gastroesophageal...Read More
Limited data exist regarding which head and head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors will suffer from long-term dysphagia.From a population-based cohort of 1901 Utah residents with HNC and ≥3 years follow-up, we determined hazard...Read More
Laparoscopic Single Anastomosis Sleeve Ileal (SASI) Bypass for Patients With Morbid Obesity: Technical Description and Short-term Outcomes.
Morbid obesity has been recognized as a public health crisis, particularly in developed countries. Single anastomosis sleeve ileal (SASI) bypass has been introduced as a novel bariatric and metabolic procedure. The present study...Read More