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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 1482

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

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Aspects of the assessment and management of pharyngoesophageal dysphagia

Jacqueline Allen, Karuna Dewan, Hayley Herbert, Derrick R. Randall, Heather Starmer, Ellen Stein


The functional lumen imaging probe in gastrointestinal disorders: the past, present, and future

John O. Clarke, Nitin K. Ahuja, Nielsen Q. Fernandez‐Becker, Hans Gregersen, Afrin N. Kamal, Abraham Khan, Kristie L. Lynch, Marcelo F. Vela


Do we understand the pathophysiology of GERD after sleeve gastrectomy?

Eleni Felinska, Adrian Billeter, Felix Nickel, Pietro Contin, Felix Berlth, Bipan Chand, Peter Grimminger, Dean Mikami, Sebastian F. Schoppmann, Beat Müller‐Stich


Human papillomavirus infection in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and esophageal adenocarcinoma: a concise review

Shanmugarajah Rajendra, Darren Pavey, Owen McKay, Neil Merrett, Shweta Dutta Gautam


The esophageal mucosal barrier in health and disease: mucosal pathophysiology and protective mechanisms

C. Prakash Gyawali, Irene Sonu, Laren Becker, Jerzy Sarosiek


Advanced endoscopic imaging for detecting and guiding therapy of early neoplasias of the esophagus

Hiroshi Mashimo, Stuart R. Gordon, Satish K. Singh


Current surgical treatment standards for esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancer

Minoa K. Jung, Thomas Schmidt, Seung‐Hun Chon, Mickael Chevallay, Felix Berlth, Junichi Akiyama, Christian A. Gutschow, Stefan P. Mönig


Achalasia: physiology and diagnosis

Erwin Rieder, Nielsen Q. Fernandez‐Becker, Jerzy Sarosiek, Alexandra Guillaume, Dan E. Azagury, John O. Clarke


Extraesophageal syndrome of gastroesophageal reflux: relationships with lung disease and transplantation outcome

Walter W. Chan, Nitin Ahuja, P. Marco Fisichella, Sravanya Gavini, Vikram Rangan, Marcelo F. Vela


GERD for the nongastroenterologist: successful evaluation, management, and lifestyle‐based symptom control

Ellen Stein, Josh Sloan, Irene Sonu, Priya Kathpalia, Daniela Jodorkovsky


Recent advances in minimally invasive esophagectomy for squamous esophageal cancer

Hon Chi Yip, Yasuhiro Shirakawa, Ching‐Yuan Cheng, Chang‐Lun Huang, Philip Wai Yan Chiu


Endoscopic treatments for GERD

Bradley S. Kushner, Michael M. Awad, Dean J. Mikami, Bipan B. Chand, Christina J. Wai, Kenric M. Murayama



Pathologic assessment of endoscopic resection specimens with superficial carcinoma of the esophagus: current practice and practical issues

Esmeralda Celia Marginean, Jain Dhanpat


Esophageal cancer surgery: review of complications and their management

Mickael Chevallay, Minoa Jung, Seung‐Hun Chon, Flavio Roberto Takeda, Junichi Akiyama, Stefan Mönig


Updates in staging and pathologic evaluation of esophageal carcinoma following neoadjuvant therapy

Xuchen Zhang, Dhanpat Jain


Rethinking gastroesophageal reflux disorder

Samuel P. Banting, Henry E. Badgery, Matthew Read, Hiroshi Mashimo


Pharmacologic treatment of GERD: Where we are now, and where are we going?

Carmelo Scarpignato, Michio Hongo, Justin C. Y. Wu, Christian Lottrup, Adriana Lazarescu, Ellen Stein, Richard H. Hunt


Optimal preoperative neoadjuvant therapy for resectable locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Xue‐Feng Leng, Hiroyuki Daiko, Yong‐Tao Han, You‐Sheng Mao


Selected updates in molecular and genomic pathology of esophageal cancer

Yueping Liu, Lei Zhao, Liyan Xue, Yingyong Hou