esophagogastric


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gastroesophageal

 [gas″tro-ĕ-sof″ah-je´al]
pertaining to the stomach and esophagus.
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) any of various conditions resulting from gastroesophageal reflux, ranging in seriousness from mild to life-threatening; principal characteristics are heartburn and regurgitation. When there is damage to the esophageal epithelium, it is known as reflux esophagitis.

esophagogastric

/esoph·a·go·gas·tric/ (-gas´trik) gastroesophageal (def. 1).

esophagogastric

pertaining to the esophagus and the stomach.

esophagogastric ulcer
in pigs, manifest with hyperkeratinization and ulceration in the pars esophagea of the stomach. If an ulcer erodes to a blood vessel, the pig can become anemic or bleed to death. In affected herds, a significant proportion of pigs develop hyperkeratosis and ulceration but only a proportion show clinical disease. Risk factors include housing and stocking density, the use of pelleted feeds and low fiber and small particle size of feed.
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Adenocarcinomas of esophagogastric junction: multi-detector row CT to evaluate early response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction: surgical therapy based on 1602 consecutive resected patients.
Rusch, "7th edition of the AJCC cancer staging manual: esophagus and esophagogastric junction," Annals of Surgical Oncology, vol.
Splenectomy and azygoportal disconnection may represent a safe and effective strategy for improving thrombocytopenia, reducing the risk of esophagogastric varices bleeding, and promoting efficacy of subsequent antiviral therapy in selected HCV-related cirrhosis patients with portal hypertension and hypersplenism.
Previously, it was left to the judgment of the physicians involved to classify the tumors located at the esophagogastric junction as esophageal or gastric.
Laparoscopic transgastric tumor-everting resection of the gastric submucosal tumor located near the esophagogastric junction.
The back wall of the stomach hernia closes the entrance to the esophagus behind the esophagogastric junction (Figure 2).
SAN FRANCISCO--A new 86-gene signature may add to metabolic imaging in guiding early treatment decisions for esophagogastric junction cancer, researchers reported.
The Merindino procedure following pre-operative imatinib mesylate for locally advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the esophagogastric junction.
As shown by many authors including Mattioli et al, (18) intraoperative manometry aids in confirming the adequacy of myotomy and in calibrating the delicate balance between esophagogastric transit and gastroesophageal reflux.
Patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma and esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma were significantly less likely than population controls to have evidence of past Helicobacter pylori infection, Dr.