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Esophageal lung is a rare variety of communicating bronchopulmonary foregut malformation with anomaolous communication between an isolated portion of respiratory tissue and esophagus. Children present in early life with recurrent cough and pneumonia. Majority of the reported cases are associated with other anomalies like tracheoesophageal fistula. We report a case of a 7-month-old girl with right sided esophageal lung who was misdiagnosed as dextrocardia with right sided pneumonitis.
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Name: Indian pediatrics
Surgery for cases of thoracic esophageal cancer with a right aortic arch is rare, and the anatomic abnormalities in such patients necessitate a different surgical approach. Since the position of the r...
Re-irradiation (re-RT) for locoregionally recurrent esophageal and gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer and de novo esophageal/GEJ cancer arising in-field after a course of prior radiation poses sig...
Esophageal pressure has been suggested as adequate surrogate of the pleural pressure. We investigate after lung surgery the determinants of the esophageal and intrathoracic pressures and their differe...
This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of palliative chemotherapy by the lines of chemotherapy in recurrent/metastatic esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and to compare the efficacy ...
To know the effect of caffeine therapy on infant lung function in preterm infants with a gestational age less than 31 weeks.
This trial studies cardiac changes after radiation or chemo-radiation for the treatment of lung or esophageal cancer that has not spread to other places in the body (non-metastatic) or has...
Esophageal variceal bleeding is a severe complication of portal hypertension. Banding ligation plus non-selective beta-blockers is the current recommendation for prevention of recurrent bl...
The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if BMS-181339 can shrink or slow the growth of the cancer in patients with advanced or recurrent esophageal cancer. The safety of t...
RATIONALE: Imaging procedures, such as fludeoxyglucose F 18 positron emission tomography (PET) scans, may improve the ability to detect lung and esophageal cancer or their recurrence. ...
A study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of DKN-01 in combination with weekly paclitaxel in participants with refractory/recurrent esophageal or gastro-esophageal junction cancer
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of a number of ESOPHAGEAL DIVERTICULA in the ESOPHAGUS.
Surgical incision of the lower esophageal sphincter near the CARDIA often used to treat ESOPHAGEAL ACHALASIA.
Circular innermost layer of the ESOPHAGUS wall that mediates esophageal PERISTALSIS which pushes ingested food bolus toward the stomach.
Disorders affecting the motor function of the UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; LOWER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER; the ESOPHAGUS body, or a combination of these parts. The failure of the sphincters to maintain a tonic pressure may result in gastric reflux of food and acid into the esophagus (GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX). Other disorders include hypermotility (spastic disorders) and markedly increased amplitude in contraction (nutcracker esophagus).
A human infant born before 37 weeks of GESTATION.
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Asthma COPD Cystic Fibrosis Pneumonia Pulmonary Medicine Respiratory Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs. They're usually caused by viruses, but they can also ...
Barrett’s esophagus is a condition in which the tissue lining the esophagus—the muscular tube that carries food and liquids from the mouth to the stomach—is replaced by tissue that is similar to the intestinal lining. This process is ca...