Dysphagia: How to Recognize and Narrow the Differential
Advances in Testing for Dysphagia
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Non-Reflux Mediated Esophageal Strictures
Spastic Motor Disorders
Ineffective Motility Disorder
This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of dysphagia. The text reviews current evidence behind the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of esophageal disorders that cause dysphagia, including GERD, eosinophilic esophagitis, achalasia, and spastic motor disorders. The book also focuses on the different variants of dysphagia, from oropharyngeal dysphagia to functional dysphagia, highlights advances in testing for dysphagia, and features evidence-based algorithms.
Written by experts in the field, Evaluation and Management of Dysphagia: An Evidence-Based Approach is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, otolaryngologists, and other clinicians and practitioners who treat patients afflicted with dysphagia.
• Includes evidence-based algorithms for ease of use
• Features numerous images showcasing different diagnostic technologies
• Written by experts in the field
• Dhyanesh A. Patel, MDVanderbilt University Medical CenterCenter for Swallowing and Esophageal DisordersDivision of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and NutritionNashville, TNUSA
• Robert T. Kavitt, MD, MPHUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterCenter for Esophageal DiseasesSection of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and NutritionChicago, ILUSA
• Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc (Epi), FACGVanderbilt University Medical CenterCenter for Swallowing and Esophageal DisordersDivision of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and NutritionNashville, TNUSA