The Esophagus: medical & surgical management
Integrates gastroenterology and thoracic surgery to detail the comprehensive management of esophageal disease. Describes radiologic and functional evaluation of the esophagus, endoscopy, medical and surgical treatments, and results. Covers gastroesophageal reflux disease, tumor motility, esophageal replacement, intubation, esophageal diverticula, caustic esophageal injury, and more. Presents Dr. Hill's renowned surgical procedures in detail!
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Anatomy of the Esophagus
Symptoms of Esophageal Disease
Esophageal Endoscopy Dilation and Intraesophageal
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