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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a carcinomatous cancer occurring in many different organs, including the skin, lips, mouth, esophagus, urinary bladder, prostate, lungs, vagina, and cervix. It is a ...
Learn about the symptoms of Barrett's esophagus, a condition where the tissue that lines the esophagus is replaced with tissue similar to the lining of the intestine.
A disorder known as Barrett's esophagus (BE) affects some 200,000 Americans each year. The condition, which is caused by stomach acid damaging the lining of the esophagus, can lead to the development ...
A leak of HIV carriers' identities in China was a violation of their "fundamental right", the World Health Organization said, after reports that hundreds of infected people were approached by telephon...
The leak test system is validated to detect 30µm leaks across the entire range of Flexboy 2D bag volumes
Does endoscopic surveillance improve detection of esophageal adenocarcinoma at an earlier stage in patients with Barrett's esophagus? Gut
Does treatment with radiofrequency ablation in patients with confirmed Barrett's esophagus and low-grade dysplasia provide better outcomes than surveillance alone? Frontline Gastroenterology
Even after the gas leak in Porter Ranch has been sealed, worries persist about the long-term health risks for residents.
(HealthDay)—After adjustment for confounding variables there is no correlation between the risk of Barrett's esophagus (BE) and tea or coffee consumption, according to a study published in the May i...
Chyle leak after neck dissection is a relatively rare complication in head and neck cancer scenario.This review summarizes the basic knowledge of chyle leak underlying the potential benefit induced by...
The implementation, performance validation, and testing of a gas-leak optical sensor based on mid-IR quartz-enhanced photoacoustic (QEPAS) spectroscopic technique is reported. A QEPAS sensor was integ...
Surgery is the treatment of choice for squamous cell esophageal cancer. Complete resection of the esophagus with reconstruction of the digestive tract is performed for tumors located in the chest or c...
Air leak is a common problem in pulmonary surgical procedures. In this study, we evaluated the efficacy and safety of gelatin glue (cross-linked with glutaraldehyde) in a rat model of lung air leak.
A 72-year-old man presented with worsening dyspnea on effort. He underwent right pneumonectomy 40 years ago, then mitral valve replacement through a right thoracotomy 8 years ago with repeat surgery t...