Grand Forum 1











Attenzione: apre in una nuova finestra.

1 Sunday, September 2, 1:15 - 2:15 pm

Defining esophageal landmarks
Chair: L.F. Miller (Philadelphia) – K.R. DeVault (Jacksonville)
Key note: What is biomechanics and what role does it play in diagnostics, surgical and non surgical 
treatments of GI disorders? J.G. Brasseur (University Park)

  • How to define and locate the GEJ? H. Inoue (Yokohama)                                                                                      

  • What technology is used to define esophageal landmarks and how is it used ((EGD, ultrasound, 
radiology, manometry)? K.R. DeVault (Jacksonville)
  • What anatomic and/or physiologic markers are used to define esophageal landmarks at the high pressure zone of the distal esophagus? L.F. Miller (Philadelphia)
  • What anatomic and/or physiologic markers are used to define esophageal landmarks within the
 esophageal body? J.G. Brasseur (University Park)                                     
                   
  • What anatomic and/or physiologic markers are used to define esophageal landmarks at the upper 
esophageal sphincter? B.P. McMahon (Dublin)
  • What anatomic and/or physiologic markers are used to define esophageal landmarks in a hiatal hernia and how do we define a hiatal hernia? A. Celebi (Kocaeli)