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2013-05-09 23:24:38

West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians are the first in Pennsylvania to offer a new surgical technique for treating the swallowing disorder achalasia which requires no external incisions and yields a quicker recovery. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 A multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses from West Penn Allegheny Health System´s(WPAHS) Institute for the Treatment of Esophageal and Thoracic Disease is the first in Pennsylvania to offer per-oral endoscopic myotomy...

2013-05-03 23:15:45

Partnership between Bogart Estate and Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) raises awareness about link between Heartburn and Cancer at Film Festival in Key Largo, May 2 - 5 (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Maybe someone should look at you, kid. That´s the message of the new movie trailer premiering at the First Annual Humphrey Bogart Film Festival this weekend in Key Largo, Florida. In the trailer shown before every film that is screened at the festival, Stephen Bogart, the only son of...

2013-04-30 23:38:36

A new study reports that flexible endoscopic treatment of Zenker's diverticulum by using a diverticuloscope offers a treatment modality with a very low complication rate. Zenker's diverticulum is an abnormal pouch in the upper part of the esophagus that causes difficulty swallowing and is most commonly found in older patients. Clinical remission was achieved over a single session of treatment in the majority of the cases. This study also demonstrated the long-term efficacy of the technique....

2013-04-18 23:00:04

ECAN hosts national webinar on April 24. (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month and ECAN (Esophageal Cancer Action Network) has brought together a distinguished panel for a special live webinar. This special event will provide answers for the millions struggling to learn more about this specific form of cancer. Esophageal Cancer is among the fastest growing cancer diagnoses in the United States, increasing by more than 600% in the past 35 years. Fewer than one...


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Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

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