Sökning: "Barrett s esophagus"

Hittade 3 avhandlingar innehållade orden Barrett s esophagus.

  1. 1. The Columnar Lined Esophagus: aspects on the assessment of dysplasia and on the relationship with the esophageal submucosal glands

    Författare :Ester Lörinc; Malmö Klinisk patologi; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Columnar lined esophagus; Barrett´s esophagus; submucosal gland; multilayered epithelium; p53; Ki67; CK17; skin appendage;

    Sammanfattning : Columnar metaplasia, where columnar epithelium replaces the normal squamous epithelium in esophagus, is considered to be a precancerous condition in which the development of adenocarcinoma can be followed through various grades of dysplasia. The interpretation of these histological changes is subjective and suffers from considerable inter-observer variation among pathologists. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Cancer of the Esophagus and Gastric Cardia Etiological Aspects

    Författare :Jesper Lagergren; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Esophageal; gastric cardia; cancer; adenocarcinoma; squamous cell carcinoma; gastroesophageal reflux; body mass; weight; energy intake; physical activity; tobacco; snuff; alcohol; human papillomavirus; sex hormones;

    Sammanfattning : Esophageal cancer is one of the most lethal forms of cancer and the prognosis has not improved substantially during recent decades despite new treatments and diagnostic methods. In view of these discouraging results it is important to identify risk factors that might make primary prevention possible. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Gastroesophageal reflux and sleep problems

    Författare :Anna Lindam; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP;

    Sammanfattning : Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and sleep problems are common health problems in the Western world affecting up to 30% and 33% of the population respectively. GERD is associated with decreased quality of life, medication, increased use of health care facilities and increased risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma. LÄS MER