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e·soph·a·ge·al

(ĕ-sof'ă-jē'ăl)
Relating to the esophagus.
Synonym(s): oesophageal.

e·soph·a·ge·al

(ĕ-sof'ă-jē'ăl) Although this word is more correctly pronounced esopha'geal, the pronunciation esophage'al is almost universally heard in the U.S.
Relating to the esophagus.

oesophageal

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The current consensus is that all patients with cirrhosis of the liver should be screened for oesophageal varices by endoscopy.
Our new study has identified a potential Achilles' heel in some forms of oesophageal cancer, which we believe could be exploited by new treatments.
3) Despite the high risk of oesophageal stent migration, this form of management may be necessary in patients unsuitable for surgery.
Well-trained medical and nursing teams, with properly equipped neonatal intensive care units, have resulted in improved survival of neonates with congenital malformations, including oesophageal atresia.
Together, these techniques will help Professor Underwood and his team develop a new understanding of oesophageal tumours, including their microenvironment which contains non-cancerous cells, including immune cells.
Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy showed retention of liquid in the oesophagus, so oesophageal manometry was quickly carried out, and the results were strongly consistent with achalasia in the patient.
Gastroesophageal varices(GOVs) were classified as type 1 (GOV1) which are extension of oesophageal varices 2-5cm below gastroesophageal junction along lesser curve, whereas type 2 (GOV2) are extension of oesophageal varices towards cardia and fundus of stomach.
The patient was taken to theatre, where oesophagoscopy revealed a tight oesophageal stricture but no visible foreign body.
The IARC working group further assessed the effect of beverage temperature, reviewing studies that reported on the association of oesophageal cancer with the drinking temperatures of other beverages.
A one year old Black Bengal doe was presented with signs of oesophageal obstruction, salivation, mild dyspnoea, anorexia and stretched out neck for past 10 hours.
Oesophageal cancer was responsible for approximately 400,000 recorded deaths worldwide in 2012, about 5% of all cancer deaths.