Oeso

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John Libbey Eurotext, 1998 - Esophagogastric junction - 1592 pages
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This book is the 5th in an exceptional series which, in a most uncommon way, constitutes an original encyclopaedia of esophagology. It is devoted to a single subject: the esophagogastric junction. These few centimetres are dissected into 420 questions which call on all the disciplines involved by its physiology, its diverse diseases and their various treatments. 450 answers, provided by the most renowned experts, each one shedding light on one small, but essential, fragment of the subject. The book offers: A succesion of syntheses; A profusion of targeted bibliographical references; An access, now made easy, to highly elaborated knowledge; A precious volume for researchers, specialists, departments heads, general practitioners and students.
 

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Contents

What anatomic structures are undoubtedly responsible for gastroesophageal competence?
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How can the contribution of intraabdominal pressure crural diaphragm and smooth
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What standardization should be adopted in scintigraphy to evaluate LES dysfunction?
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Does ultrafast computerized tomography allow for better investigation of the lower
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What is the role of LES length in preventing GERD? The role of the phrenoesophageal
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What are the factors introducing variability of the basal LESP?
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What is the esophageal distribution of MMC compared to other digestive sites?
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What can be said about circumferentially sensitive microtransducers for acute sphincter
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What are the specific problems related to microtransducers?
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Should the reproducibility of ambulatory esophageal manometry encourage more
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Is manometric definition of the LES mandatory for accurate positioning of the pH probe
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Does the diameter of glass electrodes imply restriction in clinical use?
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Is there any rationale for evaluating the number of episodes or percentage of time with
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What is the reproducibility of 24hour recording of esophageal
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