Search for dissertations about: "esophageal neoplasms"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words esophageal neoplasms.

  1. 1. Aspects on the management of patients with esophageal cancer

    Author : Henrik Bergquist; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Brachytherapy; dysphagia; esophageal neoplasms; free jejunal graft; health economic evaluation; palliative care; prediction psychiatric morbidity; radiographic evaluation; stent; survival; quality of life; voice prosthesis;

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  2. 2. Radiological evaluation of esophageal function in dysphagia with special emphasis on achalasia

    Author : Mats Andersson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Achalasia; Dysphagia; Radiography; Barium esophagogram; Reproducibility of findings; Observer variation; Laparoscopic myotomy; Balloon dilatation; Esophageal neoplasms;

    Abstract : In idiopathic achalasia, degeneration of the inhibitory innervation of the esophageal smooth muscle results in absence of primary peristalsis and in incomplete relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). All treatments for achalasia aim at reducing the pressure gradient across the LES, thus facilitating esophageal emptying by gravity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dietary prevention of gastrointestinal cancer : epidemiologic studies of fruit, vegetables and cereals

    Author : Paul Terry; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; fruit; vegetables; antioxidants; cereals; dietary fiber; esophageal neoplasms; gastric cardia neoplasms; stomach neoplasms; colorectal neoplasms; gastroesophageal reflux; cohort studies; case-control studies;

    Abstract : The widely accepted inverse associations between fruit, vegetables, dietary fiber and colorectal cancer risk, have recently been called into question. In addition, dietary studies of certain cancers, such as adenocarcinomas of the esophagus and gastric cardia, and prospective cohort studies of stomach cancer, remain scarce. READ MORE