Tag Archives: Esophagus

Is Barrett’s Esophagus The Grim Reaper For Esophageal Cancer?

Barrett’s esophagus, also known as Barrett esophagus, can result from chronic, repeated back up of stomach acid and contents (also known as acid reflux) into the esophagus. As this process continues over time, the esophageal tissues are repeatedly injured. The body has a wonderful coping mechanism when injured: It attempts to heal injuries with new… Read More »

What is esophagus?

What is esophagus? Esophagus is a hollow tube like muscular structure connecting mouth to the stomach and mainly resides in the neck and chest part f the body. It passes food from mouth to the stomach. Diseases of esophagus cause difficulty in deglutition, difficulty swallowing as well retrosternal pain or heaviness. Common Diseases of Esophagus… Read More »