Grade 3 oesophageal
varices were the most common 78(69.02%), followed by grade 4 25(22.12%).
At the end of this study 76.9% of patients were completely off PPIs, although the mean basal LES pressure and the mean acidic oesophageal
exposure did not show at 8 years significant amelioration compared to pretreatment values.
ulcer is a very rare condition.
Past surgical history revealed that he underwent neoadjuvant chemoradiation 50.4 Gy in 28 fractions with concurrent oral capecitabine followed by radicaloesophagectomy for locally advanced lower oesophageal
adenocarcinoma (radiological stage T3N1M0 and pathological stage ypT2N0M0) twelve months back in our hospital Fig.1 A and B.On physical examination he was severely malnourished with performance status ECOG-3 with mild pallor with no cyanosis and no palpable lymphadenopathy.
A descriptive, cross-sectional method was adopted and the study was conducted in the histopathology department of Rehman Medical Institute, Peshawar, Pakistan, from January to June 2017, and comprised patients with Oesophageal
squamous cell carcinoma.
During a follow-up period from 2004 to 2017, 317 new cases of oesophageal
cancer - also known as cancer of the food pipe - were identified.
Endoscopic dilation using balloon or bougie dilators are safe and effective for anastomotic oesophageal
United States-based Merck's anti-PD-1 therapy, Keytruda (pembrolizumab), significantly improved overall survival rate in the phase three Keynote-181 oesophageal
cancer trial, it was reported yesterday.
To investigate 24-hour oesophageal
pH in individuals from this high-risk area.
We have done more than 25 cases in Al Ahli." According to him, Al Ahli Hospital has acquired the latest technologies to treat oesophageal
Al Ahli Hospital started a two-day symposium on oesophageal
disorders on Friday at Ezdan Palace Hotel with the participation of over 600 healthcare professionals.
Such testing will fundamentally assess the presence of acidic reflux, lower oesophageal
sphincter (LOS) pressures/oesophageal clearance or non-acid reflux, respectively (4).