esophagogastric junction

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Noun1.esophagogastric junction - the junction between the esophagus and the stomach epithelium
join, articulation, joint, junction, juncture - the shape or manner in which things come together and a connection is made
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Intestinal and pancreatic metaplasia at the esophagogastric junction in patients without Barrett's esophagus.
A PET-CT has a 76% and 78% sensitivity and specificity, respectively, for detecting distal esophageal and esophagogastric junction cancers.
In addition to standard procedure (history, physical examination, abdominal ultrasound, basic laboratory findings), esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) with biopsy of esophagogastric junction was performed in all patients.
KEYNOTE-181 is a randomised, open-label, Phase 3 trial (, NCT02564263) investigating KEYTRUDA monotherapy compared to chemotherapy in more than 600 patients with advanced or metastatic adenocarcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, or Siewert type I adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction that has progressed after first-line standard therapy.
[66] American Joint Committee on Cancer, "Esophagus and esophagogastric junction," in AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, pp.
Zhang, "Submucosal tunneling and endoscopic resection of submucosal tumors at the esophagogastric junction," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Tumor volume of resectable adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction at multidetector CT: association with regional lymph node metastasis and N stage.
Adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction: results of surgical therapy based on anatomical/topographic classification in 1,002 consecutive patients.
Mizusawa et al., "A randomized phase II trial of systemic chemotherapy with and without trastuzumab followed by surgery in HER2-positive advanced gastric or esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma with extensive lymph node metastasis: Japan Clinical Oncology Group study JCOG1301 (Trigger Study)," Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology, vol.
NCCN Guidelines version 1.Esophageal and Esophagogastric Junction Cancer: National Comprehensive Cancer Network; 2014.
But the investigations on prognostic role of PNI in esophageal and esophagogastric junction (EGJ) carcinoma have released inconsistent results.
In all cases the identified diverticula were located at the posterior wall of the gastric fundus below the esophagogastric junction. The mean size of GD was 21.7 [+ or -] 10.9 mm (median size, 20 mm; range, 7-45 mm) in left-right (transversal) and 31.7 [+ or -] 18.9 mm (median size, 26 mm; range, 10-75 mm) in anterior-posterior (sagittal) direction.