Esophagus

Known as: Esofago, Gastrointestinal Tract, Esophagus, Oesophagus 
The portion of the digestive canal between the pharynx and stomach. It is about 25 cm long and consists of three parts: the cervical part, from the… (More)

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1935-2018
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2016
Review
2016
Obesity is an increasingly common problem worldwide and a risk factor for a variety of gastrointestinal (GI) diseases, both non… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Accurate population-based data are needed on the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma and high-grade dysplasia among… (More)
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2009
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2009
BACKGROUND Barrett's esophagus, a condition of intestinal metaplasia of the esophagus, is associated with an increased risk of… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND A regimen of epirubicin, cisplatin, and infused fluorouracil (ECF) improves survival among patients with incurable… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The influence of excess body weight on the risk of death from cancer has not been fully characterized. METHODS In a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Controversy exists about the best surgical treatment for esophageal carcinoma. METHODS We randomly assigned 220… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND We conducted a multicenter, randomized trial to compare preoperative chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery with… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND The efficacy of conventional treatment with surgery and radiation for cancer of the esophagus is limited. The median… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
Analyses of cancer incidence data from nine areas of the United States revealed steadily rising rates from 1976 to 1987 of… (More)
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1973