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The Esophagus, 5th Edition
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This is easily the most focused and comprehensive book available dedicated to the esophagus and its conditions, fully exploring anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Edited by two former presidents of the ACG and ASG, the world's two largest gastroenterology societies, the text offers approved treatment guidelines from these organizations. This new edition updates all chapters with the latest developments, highlighting advances in diagnostic techniques, and both surgical and drug treatment therapies for esophageal conditions. The new edition also features an electronic component, with searchable text and all figures available in slide format.


List of Contributors, vii

Preface, xii

Section I Esophageal Symptoms

1 Symptom Overview and Quality of Life, 3
Ryan D. Madanick and Nicholas J. Shaheen

2 Non-Cardiac Chest Pain, 14
Ronnie Fass and Tiberiu Herschcovici

3 Disorders Causing Oropharyngeal Dysphagia, 42
Stephen J. Antonik and Reza Shaker

4 Regurgitation and Rumination, 55
Francisco J. Marrero and Steven S. Shay

Section II Esophageal Physiology and Testing

5 Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Swallowing and Esophageal Motility, 65
Nicholas E. Diamant

6 Radiology of the Pharynx and Esophagus, 97
Marc S. Levine and Stephen E. Rubesin

7 Special Endoscopic Imaging and Optical Techniques, 153
Babac Vahabzadeh and Prateek Sharma

8 Esophageal Manometry, 163
Neeraj Sharma and Janice Freeman

9 High-Resolution Manometry and Esophageal Pressure Topography, 183
John E. Pandolfi no and Peter J. Kahrilas

10 Esophageal Testing Using Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance, 201
Marcelo F. Vela and Amit Agrawal

11 Ambulatory Monitoring for Refl ux, 211
Frank Zerbib and Pauline Roumeguère

12 Role of Histology and Cytology in Esophageal Diseases, 230
John R. Goldblum and Xiuli Liu

Section III Motility Disorders

13 Achalasia, 257
Joel E. Richter and Jason R. Roberts

14 Non-Achalasia Esophageal Motility Abnormalities, 302
Daniel Pohl, Radu Tutuian, and Donald O. Castell

15 Surgery for Esophageal Motor Disorders, 314
Roger P. Tatum, Brant K. Oelschlager, and Carlos A. Pellegrini

16 Esophageal Webs and Rings, 343
Michael S. Smith

17 Esophageal Diverticula, 351
Francisco J. Marrero and Edgar Achkar

18 Esophageal Involvement in Systemic Diseases, 367
Siva Doma, John M. Wo and Henry P. Parkman

Section IV Gastroesophageal Reflux

19 Clinical Spectrum and Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Refux Disease, 385
Amit Agrawal and Donald O. Castell

20 Hiatus Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 394
Albert J. Bredenoord and André J. P. M. Smout

21 Pathophysiology of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Motility Factors, 405
Ravinder K. Mittal

22 Esophageal Epithelial Resistance, 419
Roy C. Orlando

23 Duodenogastroesophageal Refl ux, 434
Daniel Sifrim and Roberto Penagini

24 Role of Helicobacter pylori in Gastroesophageal Refl ux Disease, 456
Peter Malfertheiner and Arne Kandulski

25 Medical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 462
Philip O. Katz and Ellen M. Stein

26 Endoscopic Therapies for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 483
Daniel von Renteln, Melina C. Vassiliou and Richard I. Rothstein

27 Barrett's Esophagus, 509
Gary W. Falk

28 Esophageal Strictures, 540
Jason M. Lake and Roy K. H. Wong

29 Gastroesophageal Refl ux Laryngitis, 550
Robert T. Kavitt and Michael F. Vaezi

30 Pulmonary Complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux, 566
Radu Tutuian and Donald O. Castell

31 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in Infants and Children, 578
Carlo Di Lorenzo and Yvan Vandenplas

32 Surgical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 592
Christy M. Dunst and Lee L. Swanstrom

33 Obesity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 610
Frank Friedenberg

Section V Malignant Disease

34 Tumors of the Esophagus, 623
Susana Gonzalez and Charles J. Lightdale

35 Surgery for Cancer of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction, 637
Thomas W. Rice

Section VI Miscellaneous

36 Eosinophilic Esophagitis, 671
David A. Katzka

37 Foreign Bodies, 689
Andrew Y. Wang and David A. Peura

38 Pill-Induced Esophageal Injury, 707
Patrick E. Young and James Walter Kikendall

39 Esophagitis in the Immunocompromised Host, 724
C. Mel Wilcox

40 Caustic Injuries of the Esophagus, 742
Joseph R. Spiegel

41 Rupture and Perforation of the Esophagus, 753
Harvey Licht and Robert S. Fisher

42 Cutaneous Diseases and the Esophagus, 763
Pamela A. Morganroth,Victoria P. Werth and David A. Katzka

43 Esophageal Disease in Older Patients, 782
Kenneth R. DeVault and Sami R. Achem

Index, 815


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