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Special Issue: Global Perspectives on Esophageal Diseases

Edited by

Robert Giuli (OESO Foundation)

Special Issue: Global Perspectives on Esophageal Diseases

Published: December 2018

Volume 1434

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

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The esophagiome: integrated anatomical, mechanical, and physiological analysis of the esophago‐gastric segment

Jingbo Zhao, Barry McMahon, Mark Fox, Hans Gregersen

Surgical robotics for esophageal cancer

Peter P. Grimminger, Sylvia van der Horst, Jelle P. Ruurda, Marc van Det, Philippe Morel, Richard van Hillegersberg

Using patient cases to educate health professionals, patients, institutions, and society: the swallowing disorder example

Michaela Wagner‐Menghin, Alexander Hirsch, Peter Pokieser



Gastrointestinal pathologists’ perspective on managing risk in the distal esophagus: convergence on a pragmatic approach

Andrew M. Bellizzi, Sara Hafezi‐Bakhtiari, Maria Westerhoff, E. Celia Marginean, Robert H. Riddell

TP53 is not a prognostic marker—clinical consequences of a generally disregarded fact

Tamara Braunschmid, Irene Kührer, Martina Mittlböck, Maria Westerhoff, Sonja Kappel‐Latif, Lindsay Brammen, Kausilia K. Krishnadath, Wayne A. Phillips, Michael Gnant, Daniela Kandioler



Can endoscopic resection for Barrett's dysplasia and early cancer be curative?

Shai Friedland, George Triadafilopoulos

Tissue protein biomarker candidates to predict progression of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma and precancerous lesions

Meng Wang, Jennifer S. Smith, Wen‐Qiang Wei

Current and future perspectives in the management of gastroesophageal reflux disease

Junichi Akiyama, Shiko Kuribayashi, Myong Ki Baeg, Nicola de Bortoli, Elen Valitova, Edoardo V. Savarino, Motoyasu Kusano, George Triadafilopoulos

Eosinophilic esophagitis: latest insights from diagnosis to therapy

Alain Schoepfer, Carine Blanchard, Heather Dawson, Alfredo Lucendo, Aurelio Mauro, Camillo Ribi, Ekaterina Safroneeva, Edoardo V. Savarino, Roberto Penagini

Relevance of histology in the diagnosis of reflux esophagitis

Monika Tripathi, Catherine J. Streutker, E. Celia Marginean

Morphologic mimicry: acantholytic squamous cell carcinoma in nondermal locations—a literature review

Mustafa Mohammad, Rebecca Wilcox

The role of electronic health records in clinical reasoning

Markus Berndt, Martin R. Fischer

Early esophageal cancer: the significance of surgery, endoscopy, and chemoradiation

Stefan Mönig, Mickael Chevallay, Nadja Niclauss, Thomas Zilli, Wentao Fang, Ajay Bansal, Jens Hoeppner

Results of pneumatic dilation in treating achalasia: predictive factors

Valter Nilton Felix

Cancer of the gastroesophageal junction: a diagnosis, classification, and management review

Mickael Chevallay, Elfriede Bollschweiler, Servarayan M. Chandramohan, Thomas Schmidt, Oliver Koch, Giovanni Demanzoni, Stefan Mönig, William Allum

Preclinical models for the study of Barrett's carcinogenesis

Matthew D. Read, Kausilia K. Krishnadath, Nicholas J. Clemons, Wayne A. Phillips

The evolution of surgical approach for esophageal cancer

Suzanne S. Gisbertz, Eliza R.C. Hagens, Jelle P. Ruurda, Paul M. Schneider, Li Jie Tan, Sergey A. Domrachev, Jens Hoeppner, Mark I. van Berge Henegouwen

Esophageal tissue engineering: from bench to bedside

Lousineh Arakelian, Nobuo Kanai, Kulwinder Dua, Marlène Durand, Pierre Cattan, Takeshi Ohki



Targeted therapy of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: the NRF2 signaling pathway as target

Shaohua Ma, Chorlada Paiboonrungruan, Tiansheng Yan, Kevin P. Williams, M. Ben Major, Xiaoxin Luke Chen

Pathophysiology and treatment of achalasia in a muscle mechanical perspective

Hans Gregersen, Kar Man Lo

Lymphocytic esophagitis: an update on histologic diagnosis, endoscopic findings, and natural history

Deepa T. Patil, Suntrea Hammer, Rupert Langer, Rhonda K. Yantiss

Surgical treatment of esophageal cancer in the era of multimodality management

Alicia S. Borggreve, B. Feike Kingma, Serg A. Domrachev, Mikhail A. Koshkin, Jelle P. Ruurda, Richard van Hillegersberg, Flavio R. Takeda, Lucas Goense

Esophageal multimodal stimulation and sensation

Dag Arne Lihaug Hoff, Barry McMahon, Hans Gregersen

Unique causes of esophageal inflammation: a histopathologic perspective

Purva Gopal, Joanna A. Gibson, Mikhail Lisovsky, ILKe Nalbantoglu

Recent advances in Barrett's esophagus

John Inadomi, Hani Alastal, Luigi Bonavina, Seth Gross, Richard H. Hunt, Hiroshi Mashimo, Massimiliano di Pietro, Horace Rhee, Marmy Shah, Salvatore Tolone, David H. Wang, Shao‐Hua Xie

Indications and interpretation of esophageal function testing

C. Prakash Gyawali, Nicola de Bortoli, John Clarke, Carla Marinelli, Salvatore Tolone, Sabine Roman, Edoardo Savarino

Diagnosis, assessment, and management of surgical complications following esophagectomy

Peter P. Grimminger, Lucas Goense, Ines Gockel, Damien Bergeat, Nicolas Bertheuil, Servarayan M. Chandramohan, Ke‐neng Chen, Seung‐hon Chon, Collet Denis, Khean‐lee Goh, Caroline Gronnier, Jun‐feng Liu, Bernard Meunier, Phillippe Nafteux, Enrique D. Pirchi, Marc Schiesser, René Thieme, Aaron Wu, Peter C. Wu, Navtej Buttar, Andrew C. Chang

Structured radiology reporting on an institutional level—benefit or new administrative burden?

Daniel Pinto dos Santos, Elmar Kotter

Pepsin: biomarker, mediator, and therapeutic target for reflux and aspiration

Nikki Johnston, Peter W. Dettmar, Frank G. Ondrey, Rahul Nanchal, Sang‐Hyuk Lee, Jonathan M. Bock

Nonerosive reflux disease: clinical concepts

C. Prakash Gyawali, Dan E. Azagury, Walter W. Chan, Servarayan M. Chandramohan, John O. Clarke, Nicola de Bortoli, Edgar Figueredo, Mark Fox, Daniela Jodorkovsky, Adriana Lazarescu, Peter Malfertheiner, Jan Martinek, Kenric M. Murayama, Roberto Penagini, Edoardo Savarino, Katerina P. Shetler, Ellen Stein, Roger P. Tatum, Justin Wu

The microscopic anatomy of the esophagus including the individual layers, specialized tissues, and unique components and their responses to injury

Xuchen Zhang, Deepa Patil, Robert D. Odze, Lei Zhao, Mikhail Lisovsky, Maha Guindi, Robert Riddell, Andrew Bellizzi, Rhonda K. Yantiss, Ilke Nalbantoglu, Henry D. Appelman

Risk factors for esophageal cancer: emphasis on infectious agents

Hala El‐Zimaity, Vincenzo Di Pilato, Maria Novella Ringressi, Iva Brcic, Shanmugarajah Rajendra, Rupert Langer, Bastian Dislich, Monika Tripathi, Maha Guindi, Robert Riddell

Telemedicine as a tool for digital medical education: a 15‐year journey inside the RAFT network

Mirana Randriambelonoro, Cheick‐Oumar Bagayoko, Antoine Geissbuhler

Molecular landscape of esophageal cancer: implications for early detection and personalized therapy

Fazlur Rahman Talukdar, Massimiliano di Pietro, Maria Secrier, Markus Moehler, Katrin Goepfert, Sheila Soares Coelho Lima, Luis Felipe Ribeiro Pinto, Denver Hendricks, Mohamed Iqbal Parker, Zdenko Herceg



Alternative therapies for GERD: a way to personalized antireflux surgery

Erwin Rieder, Martin Riegler, Aleksandar P. Simić, Ognjan M. Skrobić, Luigi Bonavina, Richard Gurski, Matthias Paireder, Donald O. Castell, Sebastian F. Schoppmann