Barrett’s esophagus- By: Dr Ali Ahmad salih

By Dr Ali Ahmad salih Barrett’s esophagus: It is a premalignant condition that mostly common occur in GERD(Gastro esophageal reflux disease). When squamous epithelium of esophagus change by columnar epithelium of stomach, I mean metaplastic changes of esophagus epithelium by stomach epithelium, is called Barret esophagus. This condition mostly common can change to malignant condition […]

Continue Reading

Esophageal Motility Disorders By: Dr Amir Sayeed Hashemi

By Dr Amir Sayeed Hashemi Esophageal Motility Disorders Achalasia Essentials of Diagnosis • Dysphagia. • Regurgitation. • Radiologic evidence of distal esophageal narrowing. • Absence of esophageal peristalsis on esophageal manometry. General Considerations Esophageal achalasia is a primary esophageal motility disorder characterized by the absence of esophageal peristalsis. In addition, in most patients, the LES […]

Continue Reading