Esophageal Dysphagia

Known as: Dysphagia, Esophageal, oesophageal dysphagia 
Difficulty in swallowing due to an abnormality in the esophagus.
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2016
2016
BACKGROUND Esophageal dysphagia is common in gastroenterology practice and has multiple etiologies. A complication for some… (More)
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2015
Review
2015
Dysphagia is a symptom of swallowing dysfunction that occurs between the mouth and the stomach. Although oropharyngeal dysphagia… (More)
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2014
Review
2014
Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a common problem. Although most cases are attributable to benign disease processes… (More)
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2013
2013
Elderly patients are inherently predisposed to dysphagia predominately because of comorbid health conditions. With the aging of… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
The evaluation of dysphagia begins with a careful history, which usually points to the underlying cause in up to 80% of cases… (More)
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1996
1996
The aims of this study were to compare diagnostic accuracy, cost, and patient tolerance of videoesophagography and esophageal… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Esophageal obstruction due to cancer can produce debilitating dysphagia. Rapid palliation is usually possible with… (More)
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1991
1991
The aim of this study was to examine whether esophageal dysphagia can be described as a handicap and to grade the severity of… (More)
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1990
Review
1990
The radiographic examination of the esophagus to determine structural and/or functional causes of dysphagia is best performed… (More)
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1981
1981
Twenty patients with cervical esophageal dysphagia were treated by cricopharyngeal myotomy. Of these 20 patients, ten had… (More)
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