Eosinophilic Esophagitis, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323566391

Eosinophilic Esophagitis, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics, Volume 28-1

1st Edition

Authors: David Katzka
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323566391
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 28th January 2018
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Description

Eosinophilic esophagitis is an important disease that causes considerable morbidity in those afflicted. It is a major cause of esophageal symptoms, particularly dysphagia. Eosinophilic esophagitis seems to be increasing in frequency like bronchial asthma, to which it has been compared. It is complex and may have more than one pathogenesis in its varying presentations in children and adults.Dr. Katzka has invited expert authors to write clinical reviews on this complicated disease. Articles are devoted to the following topics: Pathophysiology and Definition; Incidence and Prevalence; Demographic Features; Symptoms; Endoscopic and Radiologic Findings; Children vs. Adults; Pharmacologic Treatment; Dietary Treatment; Endoscopic Treatment; and Future Directions. Readers will have the current knowledge of the endoscopic approach to diagnosis and treatment of this disease.


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© Elsevier 2018
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Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323566391

About the Authors

David Katzka Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN