Esophageal Diseases and Disorders

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The Nurses’ Health Study shows that regular exercise and dietary changes can help some patients avoid medication for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
An oral presentation at the 2020 ACG Clinical Meeting and Postgraduate Course revealed results from a pooled analysis to determine the outcomes and safety of endoscopic submucosal dissection and endoscopic mucosal resection in therapy for early neoplasia related to Barrett esophagus.
New high-tech tools and techniques combine with expertise and proven remedies to advance the care of patients with esophageal diseases and disorders, according to various experts who gave presentations at the American College of Gastroenterology clinical meeting.
Targeted use of esophageal physiologic testing procedures can help pinpoint diagnoses of esophageal disorders and diseases, the American College of Gastroenterology says in its recently published guidelines
The authors created 21 recommendations to provide clinical gastroenterologists with advice on diagnosing and treatment this esophageal motility disorder.
Researchers looked at the prevalence of achalasia and other motor disorders in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, and their response to therapy.
Using data from the global burden of disease report, researchers assessed the incidence and mortality rates associated with esophageal cancer worldwide. How does your area fare? Read more to find out.
Authors of a new systematic review identified the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease worldwide and by country and region. Which region has the highest burden? Read on to learn more.
Researchers set out to determine whether inhibiting interleukin-13 could alleviate the most serious complication of eosinophilic esophagitis. A 16-week study yielded promising results on 4 key measures.
Should you routinely use confocal laser endomicroscopy for patients with BE undergoing surveillance? Take the quick quiz and find out.
Because the association between proton-pump inhibitor use and dementia risk was unclear, researchers analyzed data on 642,949 participants from 11 observational studies to determine the connection.