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Lower Esophageal (Schatzki) Ring with esophageal...

Gastroenterology Atlas

A 59 year-old male with esophageal reflux disease presenting with episodes of cough and chest pain. 14 years ago, underwent a splecnectomy

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Lower Esophageal (Schatzki) Ring with esophageal...

Gastroenterology Atlas

The image and the video display a retroflexed maneuver the Schatzki ring is appreciated with some varices. An endoscopist must be sure to diagnose a hiatal hernia in the absence of vomiting and coughs,...

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Esophageal Varices and Hiatus Hernia (1...

Gastroenterology Atlas

This 93 year-old male in a routine endoscopy was found that have both clinical entities.

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Esophageal Varices and Hiatus Hernia (2...

Gastroenterology Atlas

Hiatal hernias are relatively common and, in themselves, do not cause symptoms. For this reason, most people with hiatal hernias are asymptomatic. Hiatal hernias may predispose to reflux or worsen...

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Esophageal Varices and Hiatus Hernia (3...

Gastroenterology Atlas

Aside from de hiatus hernia the patient presents with esofageal varices No clear correlation exists between the size of a hiatal hernia and the severity of the symptoms. A very large hiatal hernia...

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Banding of esophageal varices (1 of 17)

Gastroenterology Atlas

This Sequence displays Banding of esophageal varices. Endoscopic variceal ligation, a less invasive procedure than endoscopic sclerotherapy.

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Banding of esophageal varices (2 of 17)

Gastroenterology Atlas

The esophageal varices are seen in retroflexed view. Esophageal varices eventually develop in most patients with cirrhosis, but variceal bleeding occurs in only one third of them. Treatment of patients...

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Banding of esophageal varices (3 of 17)

Gastroenterology Atlas

Suction is applied through the endoscope, and the band is released over the entrapped varix. The clear plastic cylinder of the variceal ligation device is seen attached to the end of the endoscope....

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Banding of esophageal varices (4 of 17)

Gastroenterology Atlas

More bands have been placed on the varices, resulting in spherical blebs. Note the colored elastic bands strangulating each varix at the base. A typical appearance after a band has been placed at its...

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Banding of esophageal varices (5 of 17)

Gastroenterology Atlas

As seen through the banding apparatus attached to the tip of the endoscope. Ligation therapy has been used for years as the treatment of hemorrhoids, and the technique was modified for the treatment...

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