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01.01.2019 | Original Article

Efficacy and safety of endoscopic resection for gastric tube cancer after surgical resection of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

It is well known that esophageal cancer is associated with metachronous malignancies in other organs, especially squamous cell carcinoma, with an incidence rate ranging from 11.3 to 12.0% [ 1 , 2 ]. Gastric cancer and head and neck cancer are the …

01.01.2019 | Original Article

Efficacy of on-demand therapy using 20-mg vonoprazan for non-erosive reflux disease

Non-erosive reflux disease (NERD) is defined as the presence of reflux symptoms with no endoscopically apparent esophageal mucosal breaks. Similar to patients with reflux esophagitis, the quality of life (QOL) of patients with NERD decreases [ 1 …

01.01.2019 | Original Article

Oral cryotherapy for prophylaxis of oral mucositis caused by docetaxel, cisplatin, and fluorouracil chemotherapy for esophageal cancer

Chemotherapy has played a central role in the treatment of advanced esophageal cancer (EC). The Japan Clinical Oncology Group (JCOG) 9907 study demonstrated the effectiveness of resection after neoadjuvant chemotherapy using cisplatin plus …

13.12.2018 | Original Article

Diagnosis using deep-learning artificial intelligence based on the endocytoscopic observation of the esophagus

The endocytoscopic system (ECS) is a novel magnifying endoscopic examination that enables the observation of the surface epithelial cells in real time in vivo via vital staining using compounds such as methylene blue [ 1 – 10 ]. We were the first …

05.12.2018 | Original Article

Current status of esophageal endoscopy including the evaluation of smoking and alcohol consumption in Japan: an analysis based on the Japan endoscopy database

The advent of image-enhanced endoscopy and magnifying endoscopy has facilitated the early detection of esophageal cancer and head and neck cancer. However, the status of the usage of these techniques during endoscopic examinations remains unclear …

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Esophagus, the official journal of the Japan Esophageal Society, introduces practitioners and researchers to significant studies in the fields of benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus. The journal welcomes original articles, review articles, case reports, and short articles including technical notes ( How I do it ), which will be peer-reviewed by the editorial board. Letters to the editor are also welcome. Special articles on esophageal diseases will be provided by the editorial board, and proceedings of symposia and workshops will be included in special issues for the Annual Congress of the Society.

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