Megaesophagus

An abnormal dilation of the esophagus not due to obstruction.
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2008
2008
Chagasic visceromegalies are the most important digestive manifestations of Chagas disease and are characterized by motor… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Chagas' disease affects about 5 to 8 million individuals in Brazil, with 5% to 8% of them developing megaesophagus. In… (More)
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2002
2002
Bacterial overgrowth in the esophageal lumen in patients with megaesophagus can be the cause of recurring pulmonary infections… (More)
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2001
2001
The persistence of Trypanosoma cruzi in tissue and blood of 52 patients in the digestive form of chronic Chagas disease was… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To assess the causes of failure of laparoscopic Heller myotomy and to verify whether endoscopic pneumatic dilation is a… (More)
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1993
1993
The effect of Chagas' disease on the digestive tract is evaluated based on the experience acquired in the surgical management of… (More)
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1991
1991
Systematized study was made in 56 esophagi of chronic chagasics (17 with and 39 without megas) aiming to: 1) to evaluate the… (More)
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1991
1991
Two dogs with tetanus developed transient megaesophagus and hiatal hernia associated with gastroesophageal reflux and… (More)
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1986
1986
Megaesophagus developed subsequent to presumed pharyngeal trauma in a cow. Signs resolved after prolonged antibiotic treatment… (More)
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1985
1985
Megaesophagus in an eight month old Siamese cat is described. Initially, a cause for the vomiting was not discovered and the cat… (More)
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