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Painful Swallowing

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Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Adolescents with Short Stature
  • Journal: Boletin medico del Hospital Infantil de Mexico
  • Treatment Used: L-Arginine
  • Number of Patients: 6
  • Published —
This study examined the development of L-arginine-induced esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus) in patients with short stature treated with L-arginine (an amino acid).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Bougie Complications Encountered After Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Journal: Obesity surgery
  • Treatment Used: Preoperative Dexamethasone Nebulization
  • Number of Patients: 80
  • Published —
This study evaluated the role of preoperative nebulized dexamethasone in relieving the symptoms related to bougie insertion during laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy postoperatively.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Palliative Treatment of Esophageal Cancer
  • Journal: International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
  • Treatment Used: Short-Course 2-Dimensional Radiation Therapy (RT)
  • Number of Patients: 17
  • Published —
This study determined the effectiveness of short-course accelerated radiation therapy for symptomatic palliation of locally advanced and metastatic esophageal cancer in a low resourced setting where only a 2-dimensional radiation therapy (RT) technique was available.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Esophageal Cancer
  • Journal: The British journal of surgery
  • Treatment Used: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy (nCT) vs. Chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) plus Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 181
  • Published —
This study compared health-related quality of life (HRQoL) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy alone (nCT) compared with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy (nCRT) in patients with esophageal cancer.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Man with Excessive Drooling and Descending Paralysis
  • Journal: Chest
  • Treatment Used: Mechanical Ventilation
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 48-year-old man with excessive drooling and descending paralysis requiring mechanical ventilation.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Journal: The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
  • Treatment Used: Nivolumab
  • Number of Patients: 10
  • Published —
The objective of this study was to evaluate nivolumab treatment in patients with metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma.
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Journal: Gastroenterology
  • Treatment Used: Budesonide orodispersible tablet
  • Number of Patients: 88
  • Published —
This study assesses the effectiveness and tolerability of a Budesonide orodispersible tablet (BOT), which allows the drug to be delivered to the esophagus in adults with active eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Dysphagia
  • Journal: European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Treatment Used: Steroids
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
In this study, researchers compared the effectiveness of intravenous versus localized steroid use for the management of dysphagia after cervical spine surgery
Latest Advance
Study
  • Condition: Glossopharyngeal neuralgia secondary to oropharyngeal carcinoma
  • Journal: Pain physician
  • Treatment Used: Pulsed radiofrequency ablation
  • Number of Patients: 25
  • Published —
This study evaluated the effects of pulsed radiofrequency (PRF) treatment in primary and secondary glossopharyngeal pain in patients with with oropharyngeal carcinoma ( tongue, tonsillar fossa, and oropharynx).