Chapter 2. Oesophagus

  1. Simon P.L. Travis DPhil, FRCP1,
  2. Tariq Ahmad DPhil, MRCP2,
  3. Jane Collier MD, MRCP3 and
  4. A. Hillary Steinhart MD, FRCP(C)4

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994764.ch2

Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology, Third Edition

Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Travis, S. P.L., Ahmad, T., Collier, J. and Steinhart, A. H. (eds) (2005) Oesophagus, in Pocket Consultant: Gastroenterology, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470994764.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Gastroenterologist John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    Specialist Registrar John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK

  3. 3

    Consultant Hepatologist John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    Head, Combined Division of Gastroenterology Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 18 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111928

Online ISBN: 9780470994764

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Keywords:

  • oesophagus;
  • dysphagia;
  • gastro-oesophageal reflux disease;
  • benign strictures;
  • achalasia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dysphagia

  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

  • Benign strictures

  • Oesophageal carcinoma

  • Achalasia

  • Other conditions

  • Clinical dilemmas