Esophageal Treatments & Conditions: The Esophagus
The esophagus is a muscular tube that connects with your stomach.
The esophagus has an anatomical pathway behind your windpipe (trachea) and heart.
Esophageal Common Conditions
Stomach contents come back up or reflux into the esophagus.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
When reflux occurs frequently.
Iinflammation of the esophagus.
Stomach acid irritates the esophagus, causing the lower portion to narrow.
Erosion in an area of the esophagus.
Vomiting or retching can cause a tear in the lining of the esophagus.
Narrowing of the esophagus.
Acid Reflux Treatment Options in Atlanta:
What is GERD?
WATS 3D Biopsy
Non Surgical Options For Reflux
Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication
pH Study Impedance Manometry
Laparoscopic Fundoplication & Hiatal Hernia Repair
Esophageal Treatments & Conditions
Esophageal Treatments & Conditions: Gastroparesis
Gastroparesis affects the spontaneous movement of the muscles in the stomach.
This movement is slowed down or does not occur at all in gastroparesis.
Gastroparesis Treatment Includes?
Diet, Surgery, or Medication.
Does Achalasia Effect the Esophagous?
POEM Surgery Performed by Dr. Aryaie, is a newer technique for managing achalasia.
It is an endoscopic, in-patient procedure that can take one to three hours to perform.
An endoscope (a slender, tubular, flexible medical device with a light and camera attached) can be passed through the mouth or the rectum.
This then allows the surgeon to examine surfaces of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, and colon, without making large incisions.