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Special Issue: Global Perspectives and Novel Technologies for Esophageal Diseases

Edited by

Robert Giuli (OESO Foundation)

Special Issue: Global Perspectives and Novel Technologies for Esophageal Diseases

Published: December 2020

Volume 1481

Published since 1824, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is the Academy’s premier scientific publication.

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Inflammatory conditions of the esophagus: an update

Mikhail Lisovsky



Building an integrated multidisciplinary swallowing disorder clinic: considerations, challenges, and opportunities

Heather M. Starmer, Karuna Dewan, Afrin Kamal, Abraham Khan, Julia Maclean, Derrick R. Randall



Lymph node dissection and recurrent laryngeal nerve protection in minimally invasive esophagectomy

Zhen Wang, Yousheng Mao, Shugeng Gao, Yin Li, Lijie Tan, Hiroyuki Daiko, Shuoyan Liu, Chun Chen, Kazuo Koyanagi, Jie He


Eosinophilic esophagitis: updates on key unanswered questions

Nielsen Q. Fernandez‐Becker, Shreya Raja, Carmelo Scarpignato, Kristle L. Lynch, Nitin K. Ahuja, Jennifer L. Horsley‐Silva


Potential proton pump inhibitor–related adverse effects

Issac E. Perry, Irene Sonu, Carmelo Scarpignato, Junichi Akiyama, Michio Hongo, Kenneth J. Vega


Reconsidering the “protective” hypothesis of Helicobacter pylori infection in eosinophilic esophagitis

Michael Doulberis, Jannis Kountouras, Gerhard Rogler


The role of esophagectomy in the management of Barrett's esophagus with high‐grade dysplasia

Henry Badgery, Matthew Read, Nicole N. Winter, Andrew C. F. Taylor, Michael W. Hii


Gastrointestinal pharmacology: practical tips for the esophagologist

Carmelo Scarpignato, Joshua A. Sloan, David H. Wang, Richard H. Hunt


Updates on diagnostic modalities for esophageal dysphagia

Adriana Lazarescu, Walter W. Chan, C. Prakash Gyawali, Yeong Yeh Lee, Yinglian Xiao, Peter Wu



Clinical course of gastroesophageal reflux disease and impact of treatment in symptomatic young patients

Luigi Bonavina, P. Marco Fisichella, Sravanya Gavini, Yeong Yeh Lee, Roger P. Tatum


Proximal reflux: biochemical mediators, markers, therapeutic targets, and clinical correlations

Miles J. Klimara, Derrick R. Randall, Jacqueline Allen, Edgar Figueredo, Nikki Johnston


Impedance in the evaluation of the esophagus

Peter I. Wu, Joshua A. Sloan, Shiko Kuribayashi, Hans Gregersen


Diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux: an update on current and emerging modalities

Daphne Ang, Yeong‐Yeh Lee, John O. Clarke, Kristle Lynch, Alexandra Guillaume, Frances Onyimba, Afrin Kamal, C. Prakash Gyawali


New developments in esophageal function testing and esophageal manifestations of connective tissue disorders

Junichi Akiyama, Junko Sumida, Kenichiro Nakagawa, Atsushi Masamune, Navapan Issariyakulkarn, Tanisa Patcharatrakul, Katerina Shetler, Shiko Kuribayashi, Toshio Uraoka, George Triadafilopoulos


Esophageal physiology—an overview of esophageal disorders from a pathophysiological point of view

Christian Lottrup, Abraham Khan, Vikram Rangan, John O. Clarke


Recent insights into the biology of Barrett's esophagus

Henry Badgery, Lynn Chong, Elhadi Iich, Qin Huang, Smitha Rose Georgy, David H. Wang, Matthew Read


How to approach esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction?

Tanisa Patcharatrakul, Ahmad Alkaddour, Panyavee Pitisuttithum, Sureeporn Jangsirikul, Kenneth J. Vega, John O. Clarke, Sutep Gonlachanvit


Perioperative screening, management, and surveillance of Barrett's esophagus in bariatric surgical patients

Geraldine J. Ooi, Alison Browning, Michael W. Hii, Matthew Read


Achalasia: what to do in the face of failures of Heller myotomy

Valter N. Felix, Kenric M. Murayama, Luigi Bonavina, Moo In Park


Mucosal impedance for esophageal disease: evaluating the evidence

John O. Clarke, Nitin K. Ahuja, Walter W. Chan, C. Prakash Gyawali, Jennifer L. Horsley‐Silva, Afrin N. Kamal, Marcelo F. Vela, Yinglian Xiao