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the opening into the stomach and that part of the stomach connected to the esophagus

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The incidence of primary gastric and esophageal/ gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinomas is increasing, and these tumors are estimated to make up the third and fifth most common cause of cancer deaths worldwide, respectively.
To our knowledge, the case we describe is the first gastroesophageal junction signet-ring cell melanoma, and the second case of signet-ring cell melanoma documented in the digestive tract.
Secondary achalasia (also known as pseudoachalasia) is caused by a malignant tumor at the gastroesophageal junction, (18-23) or, less commonly, by benign conditions such as Chagas' disease.
Endoscopic treatment includes forceful dilation of the lower esophageal sphincter to disrupt the muscle fibers of the lower esophagus or injection of botulinum toxin at the gastroesophageal junction to paralyze the muscle.
24) Multilayered epithelium is frequently found at the gastroesophageal junction and is strongly associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease and the development of IM in subsequent biopsies.
We report a case of thigh muscle metastasis from primary adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Herceptin([R]) (trastuzumab) in combination with chemotherapy (cisplatin plus either capecitabine or 5-fluorouracil [5-FU]) for HER2-positive metastatic (cancer that has spread) cancer of the stomach or gastroesophageal junction, in men and women who have not received prior medicines for their metastatic disease.
Discoloration extended precisely to the gastroesophageal junction.
Because the incidence of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and gastroesophageal junction is increasing.
According to Halum and Postma (Dysphagia Clinic), in which type of hiatal hernia do both the gastroesophageal junction and the stomach migrate into the thorax?
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Herceptin([R]) (trastuzumab) plus chemotherapy in people with advanced, HER2-positive adenocarcinoma of the stomach, including gastroesophageal junction cancer.
18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that results of the global Phase III trial of ramucirumab (CYRAMZA(TM)) in combination with paclitaxel in patients with advanced gastric (stomach) cancer or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) adenocarcinoma were published in the online version of The Lancet Oncology.
The histopathologic spectrum of carcinomas involving the gastroesophageal junction in the Chinese.
The hardest part of the computer-assisted surgery often was at the gastroesophageal junction, where some patients had scarring from undergoing previous therapies such as Botox injection or balloon dilatation, Dr.
Our standard practice is to rapidly advance the instrument carefully through the esophagus and into the gastric cardia for a retroflexed view of the cardia and the gastroesophageal junction (figure 3, B).
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