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An Uncommon Cause of Dysphagia in a 35 Year Old Male.

Pract Gastroenterol 2017 May;41(5):40-42

Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL.

Typical causes of intermittent esophageal dysphagia in a young person include eosinophilic esophagitis, esophageal dysmotility and esophageal rings. We report a 35-year-old male with a one year history of intermittent dysphagia to solid foods. After the endoscopic removal of a food bolus, a barium swallow revealed extrinsic compression of the proximal esophagus. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5933880PMC
May 2017
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Gastric dysrhythmias and the current status of electrogastrography.

Authors:
K L Koch

Pract Gastroenterol 1989 May-Jun;13(4):37, 41-44

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Myoelectrical activity recorded simultaneously from mucosal, serosal, and cutaneous electrodes has confirmed that the 3-cpm signal from such electrodes reflects gastric slow-wave activity. Now, the observation that patients with unexplained nausea and vomiting may have very rapid slow-wave frequencies (tachygastrias) and very slow, slow-wave frequencies (bradygastrias) suggests that electrogastrography, a reliable and noninvasive technique, may be useful in the diagnosis and management of patients with upper abdominal symptoms and gastroparesis. Read More

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December 1995
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