Esophagus is the muscular organ plays a functional role in transporting the food from mouth to stomach. Most common esophageal diseases are
• Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) : GERD is a common condition wherein the contents of gastric system reflux back to esophagus , this may lead to damage of esophagus, pharynx and respiratory tract.
• Achalasia : Achalasis is a swallowing disorder wherein the lower esophageal sphincter does not relax causing the food to lodge in the area and blocking the passage of food into stomach.
• Barrett’s Esophagus is a complication of GERD disease.
• Esophageal cancer is the cancer that arises in the Esophagus.
Related Journals of Esophageal diseases:
Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Neurogastroenterology and Motility, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology Gastroenterology, World Journal of Gastroenterology, European Journal of Gastroenterology, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology