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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28078108/egfr-family-and-cmet-expression-profiles-and-prognostic-significance-in-esophagogastric-adenocarcinoma
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Ellie Chan, Ahmad Alkhasawneh, Lizette Vila Duckworth, Tabish Aijaz, Tania Zuluaga Toro, Xiaomin Lu, Steven J Hughes, Amy Collinsworth, Thomas J George
BACKGROUND: Targeted therapy with anti-human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) monoclonal antibody in patients with HER2 overexpressed esophagogastric adenocarcinoma (EGA) improves survival; however, the effect is transient due to the development of resistance. Some studies suggest that cMet overexpression provides cross talk for epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and HER2 inhibition. We sought to characterize the expression profile of the EGFR family and cMet receptors in untreated, resected EGA...
December 2016: Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28068730/impaired-bolus-clearance-in-combined-high-resolution-esophageal-manometry-and-impedance-measurement-helps-to-differentiate-between-esophagogastric-junction-outflow-obstruction-and-achalasia
#2
Eugen Zizer, Thomas Seufferlein, Mark Martin Hänle
Introduction and aims High-resolution esophageal manometry (HRM) has improved the diagnostic work-up of esophageal motility disorders. Simultaneous evaluation of bolus clearance delivers useful information about the function of tubular esophagus. We assessed bolus clearance in a combined HRM-impedance examination for esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction (EGJOO) in comparison to achalasia patients. The collected data were assessed in a retrospective analysis. Patients and methods After gastroscopy excluded a mechanical esophageal or gastric obstruction, 142 consecutive patients underwent combined HRM-impedance examination...
January 9, 2017: Zeitschrift Für Gastroenterologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28061013/esophagogastric-junction-contractile-integral-and-morphology-two-high-resolution-manometry-metrics-of-the-anti-reflux-barrier
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Hyoju Ham, Y U Kyung Cho, Han Hee Lee, Seung Bae Yoon, Chul-Hyun Lim, Jin Su Kim, Jae Myung Park, Myung-Gyu Choi
AIMS: We evaluated associations of esophagogastric junction (EGJ) metrics as an anti-reflux barrier with impedance-pH, endoscopic esophagitis, and lower esophageal sphincter (LES) metrics. METHODS: We reviewed high resolution manometry data from consecutive patients with GERD symptoms who underwent impedance-pH and endoscopy, and asymptomatic volunteers. The EGJ contractile integral (CI) was calculated as the mean contractile integral/second during three respiratory cycles...
January 6, 2017: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28054539/erratum-the-postoperative-complication-for-adenocarcinoma-of-esophagogastric-junction
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[This corrects the article DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.163867.].
July 2016: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052278/diagnosis-and-treatment-strategy-of-achalasia-subtypes-and-esophagogastric-junction-outflow-obstruction-based-on-high-resolution-manometry
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Eikichi Ihara, Kazumasa Muta, Keita Fukaura, Kazuhiko Nakamura
BACKGROUND: Based on Chicago Classification version 3.0, the disorders of esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction (EGJOO) include achalasia (types I, II and III) and EGJOO. Although no curative treatments are currently available for the treatment of the disorders of EGJOO, medical treatments, endoscopic pneumatic dilation (PD), laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM), and per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) are usually the sought-after modes of treatment. Since the etiology and pathogenesis might vary depending on the types of EGJOO disorders, treatment strategies should be considered based on those subtypes...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045235/serosal-and-muscular-layers-incision-technique-in-laparoscopic-surgery-for-gastric-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors
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Hajime Fujishima, Tsuyoshi Etoh, Takahiro Hiratsuka, Tomonori Akagi, Masaaki Tajima, Tomotaka Shibata, Yoshitake Ueda, Manabu Tojigamori, Hidefumi Shiroshita, Norio Shiraishi, Seigo Kitano, Masafumi Inomata
INTRODUCTION: To minimize the resection of stomach tissue, especially for lesions close to the esophagogastric junction or pyloric ring, we developed laparoscopic wedge resection with the serosal and muscular layers incision technique (SAMIT) for gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors. MATERIALS AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUE: SAMIT involves resection of the mucosal and submucosal layers and then an incision in serosal and muscular layers around the tumor. SAMIT is simple and does not require special devices...
February 2017: Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28039533/western-strategy-for-egj-carcinoma
#7
Simone Giacopuzzi, Maria Bencivenga, Jacopo Weindelmayer, Giuseppe Verlato, Giovanni de Manzoni
In this paper, the epidemiological and clinicobiological behavior of esophagogastric junction (EGJ) adenocarcinoma in the West is compared and contrasted to that in the East, and an overview is provided of current therapeutic strategies employed for this type of tumor in Western countries. It is well known that multimodal treatment is the therapeutic standard in locally advanced EGJ adenocarcinoma, but whether neoadjuvant/perioperative chemotherapy (CT) or neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is the optimal approach is still debated...
December 30, 2016: Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28029676/a-carcinoid-tumor-of-the-esophagus-treated-with-endoscopic-ablation-therapy
#8
N R Kim, Y J Kim, I C Hwang
Esophageal carcinoids are exceedingly rare and only a few limited cases have been reported. Because knowledge about esophageal carcinoid is based primarily on case reports, the treatment of choice has not been settled. We report here on a localized carcinoid tumor in the esophagogastric junction. As our initial biopsy was nearly equal for the excision, we only performed coagulation ablation therapy instead of a wide excision which is traditionally recommended. The patient is free of recurrence so far during 50-month follow-up...
October 2016: JNMA; Journal of the Nepal Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28013295/emerging-roles-of-the-endolumenal-functional-lumen-imaging-probe-endoflip-in-gastrointestinal-motility-disorders
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REVIEW
Rona Marie A Lawenko, Yeong Yeh Lee
Gastrointestinal sphincters play a vital role in gut function and motility by separating the gut into functional segments. Traditionally, function of sphincters including the esophagogastric junction is studied using endoscopy and manometry. However, due to its dynamic biomechanical properties, data on distensibility and compliance may provide a more accurate representation of the sphincter function. The endolumenal functional lumen imaging probe (EndoFLIP) system uses a multi-detector impedance planimetry system to provide data on tissue distensibility and geometric changes in the sphincter as measured through resistance to volumetric distention with real-time images...
December 23, 2016: Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28008574/use-of-tumor-markers-in-gastrointestinal-cancers-surgeon-perceptions-and-cost-benefit-trade-off-analysis
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REVIEW
Amish Acharya, Sheraz R Markar, Michael Matar, Melody Ni, George B Hanna
BACKGROUND: Gastrointestinal cancers constitute the third most common cancers worldwide. Tumor markers have long since been used in the postoperative surveillance of these malignancies; however, the true value in clinical practice remains undetermined. OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the clinical utility of three tumor markers in colorectal and esophagogastric cancer. METHODS: A systematic review of the literature was undertaken to elicit the sensitivity, specificity, statistical heterogeneity and ability to predict recurrence and metastases for carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA), cancer antigen (CA) 19-9 and CA125...
December 22, 2016: Annals of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27999650/subclavian-artery-esophageal-fistula-after-placement-of-a-self-expanding-metal-stent-in-a-patient-with-esophagogastric-anastomosis-stenosis
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Mohammadreza Seyedmajidi, Maryam Tavassoli, Mojtaba Kianti, Jamshid Vafaeimanesh
BACKGROUND: There have been reports on stent-related vascular erosions about patients with benign or malignant stenosis of the esophagus who received endoscopic stent insertion for palliative intention for oral intake. CASE PRESENTATION: A 61-year-old woman with esophageal cancer located in the middle part of esophagus was treated with esophagectomy. Two years following the surgery, malignant stenosis recurred in the esophagogastric anastomosis. A non-covered self-expanding metal stent (10 cm length with a diameter of 18 mm at expanded state) was inserted...
2016: Caspian Journal of Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27995482/comparison-of-long-term-outcomes-of-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-and-surgery-for-esophagogastric-junction-adenocarcinoma
#12
Eun Jeong Gong, Do Hoon Kim, Ji Yong Ahn, Kee Wook Jung, Jeong Hoon Lee, Kee Don Choi, Ho June Song, Gin Hyug Lee, Hwoon-Yong Jung, Hee Sung Kim, In-Seob Lee, Beom Su Kim, Moon-Won Yoo, Sung Tae Oh, Jeong Hwan Yook, Byung Sik Kim
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) has become accepted as the standard treatment for early gastric cancer. However, comparative outcomes of ESD and surgery have not been evaluated for adenocarcinoma in the esophagogastric junction (EGJ). We investigated the long-term outcomes of ESD compared with those of surgery for adenocarcinoma in the EGJ. METHODS: Patients who underwent ESD or surgery for Siewert type II adenocarcinoma between 2005 and 2010 and who met the absolute and expanded criteria for endoscopic resection were eligible...
December 19, 2016: Gastric Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27992300/identification-of-the-lymphatic-drainage-pattern-of-esophageal-cancer-with-near-infrared-fluorescent-imaging
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Francisco Schlottmann, Arianna Barbetta, Benedetto Mungo, Anne O Lidor, Daniela Molena
OBJECTIVE: Nodal status is one of the most important long-term prognostic factors for esophageal cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the ability of near-infrared (NIR) light fluorescent imaging to identify the lymphatic drainage pattern of esophageal cancer. METHODS: Patients with distal esophageal cancer or esophagogastric junction cancer scheduled for esophagectomy were enrolled in this study. Before surgery, an endoscopy was performed with submucosal injection of 2 cc of indocyanine green (ICG) around the tumor...
December 19, 2016: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. Part A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27981384/laparoscopic-assisted-versus-open-total-gastrectomy-for-siewert-type-ii-and-iii-esophagogastric-junction-carcinoma-a-propensity-score-matched-case-control-study
#14
Chang-Ming Huang, Chen-Bin Lv, Jian-Xian Lin, Qi-Yue Chen, Chao-Hui Zheng, Ping Li, Jian-Wei Xie, Jia-Bin Wang, Jun Lu, Long-Long Cao, Mi Lin, Ru-Hong Tu
BACKGROUND: Few studies have evaluated the outcomes of laparoscopic-assisted total gastrectomy (LATG) for Siewert type II and III adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction (AEG). Thus, aim of this study was to investigate the surgical outcomes of LATG for Siewert type II and III AEG. METHODS: Clinical data for 700 Siewert type II and III AEG patients were analyzed retrospectively. The short- and long-term outcomes were compared between the matched groups using a propensity score matching method...
December 15, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27966065/conversion-of-an-open-salmon-s-technique-to-a-laparoscopic-gastric-bypass
#15
Cristina Rihuete-Caro, Débora Acín-Gandara, Manuel Medina-García, Santiago Alonso-Gómez, Alfonso Antequera-Pérez, Lucía Carrión-Álvarez, Fernando Pereira-Pérez
BACKGROUND: There are a growing number of patients who require revisional bariatric surgery due to the failure of their primary procedures. The aim of this video is to present a laparoscopic revisional procedure for dysphagia and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) after an uncommonly performed bariatric surgery, Salmon's technique, consisting of a vertical banded gastroplasty and a horizontal stomach stapling with a Roux-en-Y bypass. METHODS: A 42-year-old obese male, with a history of dyslipidemia and a current body mass index (BMI) of 33, presented with severe dysphagia to solids and frequent spitting 10 years after the primary bariatric surgery (Salmon's procedure) with a BMI of 43...
February 2017: Obesity Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938582/-short-term-outcomes-of-minimally-invasive-sweet-esophagectomy-for-siewert-type-%C3%A2-esophagogastric-junction-adenocarcinoma
#16
C Q Liu, M R Xie, M F Guo, X H Sun, H R Wu, X X Sun, M Q Xu
Objective: To describe the technique for minimally invasive Sweet esophagectomy and to evaluate the feasibility, safety and the short-term clinical outcomes of this approach in the treatment of Siewert type Ⅱ esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma. Methods: The clinical data of 122 patients with Siewert type Ⅱ esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma who received Sweet esophagectomy between October 2013 and June 2015 in Department of Thoracic Surgery, Anhui Provincial Hospital Affiliated with Anhui Medical University was analyzed retrospectively...
1, 2016: Zhonghua Wai Ke za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Surgery]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27933133/pre-operative-clinical-and-instrumental-factors-as-antireflux-surgery-outcome-predictors
#17
REVIEW
Salvatore Tolone, Giorgia Gualtieri, Edoardo Savarino, Marzio Frazzoni, Nicola de Bortoli, Manuele Furnari, Giuseppina Casalino, Simona Parisi, Vincenzo Savarino, Ludovico Docimo
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is nowadays a highly prevalent, chronic condition, with 10% to 30% of Western populations affected by weekly symptoms. Many patients with mild reflux symptoms are treated adequately with lifestyle modifications, dietary changes, and low-dose proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). For those with refractory GERD poorly controlled with daily PPIs, numerous treatment options exist. Fundoplication is currently the most commonly performed antireflux operation for management of GERD...
November 27, 2016: World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27928787/-lancet-in-the-era-of-targeted-drug-therapy-the-role-of-surgery-in-the-management-of-advanced-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor
#18
Hui Cao, Ming Wang
Gastrointestinal stromal tumor(GIST) is the most common mesenchymal tumor in the gastrointestinal tract. Due to the occult onset, GIST may present as local advanced or with metastatic disease at diagnosis. Imatinib mesylate (IM) has effectively improved the prognosis of GIST patients and has been established as principle therapy in metastatic GIST. The role of IM as an adjunction to surgery in the management of high-risk and local advanced GIST is also highly regarded. The role of surgery in metastatic or recurrent GIST is still a controversial clinic problem...
November 25, 2016: Zhonghua Wei Chang Wai Ke za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27924395/the-effect-of-postoperative-complications-on-survival-of-patients-after-minimally-invasive-esophagectomy-for-esophageal-cancer
#19
Kun-Kun Li, Yin-Jian Wang, Xue-Hai Liu, Qun-You Tan, Yao-Guang Jiang, Wei Guo
BACKGROUND: Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) has been shown to be a feasible technique for the treatment of esophageal cancer; however, its postoperative morbidity remains high. This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the effect of postoperative complications on long-term outcomes in patients who have undergone MIE for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC). METHODS: This retrospective study enrolled patients who had undergone MIE for ESCC between September 2009 and November 2014; all procedures were performed by a single surgical team...
December 6, 2016: Surgical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27919514/the-psychological-impact-of-symptoms-related-to-esophagogastric-cancer-resection-presenting-in-primary-care-a-national-linked-database-study
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G Bouras, S R Markar, E M Burns, J R Huddy, A Bottle, T Athanasiou, A Darzi, G B Hanna
BACKGROUND: The objective was to evaluate incidence, risk factors and impact of postoperative symptoms following esophagogastric cancer resection in primary care. METHODS: Patients undergoing esophagogastrectomy for cancer from 1998 to 2010 with linked records in Clinical Practice Research Datalink, Hospital Episodes Statistics and Office of National Statistics databases were studied. The recording of codes for reflux, dysphagia, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, dumping, diarrhea, steatorrhea, appetite loss, weight loss, pain and fatigue were identified up to 12 months postoperatively...
November 9, 2016: European Journal of Surgical Oncology
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