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  • inner lining of the es
  • The mucosa layer forms the inner lining of the esophagus and is the only tissue layer that has direct contact with substances passing through the esophagus. (innerbody.com)
  • Similar to HDTV, the latest generation of endoscopes deliver high-definition quality images, providing details of the esophageal mucosa (inner lining of the esophagus where precancerous changes start) that our endoscopists believe can reveal precancerous or early cancer changes before advanced disease occurs. (uchospitals.edu)
  • gastric
  • The oesophagus may be affected by gastric reflux , cancer , prominent dilated blood vessels called varices that can bleed heavily, tears , constrictions, and disorders of motility. (wikipedia.org)
  • The upper and middle parts of the esophagus drain into the azygos and hemiazygos veins , and blood from the lower part drains into the left gastric vein . (wikipedia.org)
  • Lymphatically, the upper third of the esophagus drains into the deep cervical lymph nodes , the middle into the superior and posterior mediastinal lymph nodes, and the lower esophagus into the gastric and celiac lymph nodes . (wikipedia.org)
  • Using a real-time quantitative methylation particular polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay, researchers tested the archival samples of gastric neoplasia and esophagus for the methylation of vimentin. (news-medical.net)
  • While PPIs have been found to be better than H2-receptor antagonists at reducing gastric acid secretion, the evidence as to whether PPIs induce regression of Barrett esophagus remains inconclusive. (medscape.com)
  • mucosal
  • This is a prospective, multi-center, randomized study to compare the safety and performance of the EndoRotor Mucosal Resection System with continued ablative therapy in subjects with refractory dysplastic Barrett's Esophagus. (centerwatch.com)
  • pharynx
  • The swallowing food begins in the mouth and continues with the contraction of skeletal muscles in the pharynx and esophagus. (innerbody.com)
  • precancerous
  • Photodynamic therapy uses a light-activated chemical called porfimer (Photofrin), an endoscope , and a laser to kill precancerous cells in your esophagus. (nih.gov)
  • tissues
  • The "T" indicates the size of the tumor, including how far it has grown into the wall of the esophagus and if it's reached other tissues or organs nearby. (healthline.com)
  • The cultured tissues were used to replace segments of the oesophagus in rats. (mdtmag.com)