Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders

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The Newsletter of the Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Esophageal & Swallowing Disorders

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2007 Nov Vol. 19 No. 2
Eosinophilic Esophagitis - A "New" Disease of All Ages
Upper Esophageal Sphincter Anatomy and Function
The Happy Plate Syndrome
Medical Myths

2007 May Vol. 19 No. 1
Center for Esophageal and Swallowing Disorders Organization and
Operations on its 20th Anniversary
Placebos and Nocebos - The Power of Medical Persuasion
An Introduction to Oropharyngeal Swallowing Disorders

2006 Nov. Vol. 18 No.2
Aphagia: Loss of the Ability to Swallow
Avoid Holiday Heartburn
Non-Cardiac Chest Pain: Diagnostic Dilemmas and Therapy
Effect of Decaffeination of Coffee or Tea on Gastroesophageal Reflux

2006 May Vol.18 No.1
Drug-Induced ("Pill") Esophagitis: A Reminder
Endoscopic Therapy of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Is It Time for a Moratorium?

2005 Nov. Vol.17 No.2
Esophageal Malignancies and Premalignant Conditions: A Remarkable Evolution - Part II
Avoiding Dangerous Errors When Taking Medication

2005 Jul. Vol.17 No.1
Esophageal Malignancies and Premalignant Conditions: A Remarkable Evolution - Part I
Dysphagia After Anti-Reflux Surgery - Part II

2004 Nov. Vol.16 No.2
Esophageal Foreign Bodies: Intentional and Accidental
Dysphagia After Anti-Reflux Surgery - Part I

2004 Apr. Vol.16 No.1
An Update on Barrett Esophagus
The Myth and Challenge of the Hiatal Hernia

2003 Dec Vol.15 No.2
Congenital Esophageal Stenosis A.K.A. "Ringed" Esophagus
Endoscopic Therapy of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Benefits, Risks and Success

2003 Jun. Vol.15 No.1
Achalasia Sialorrhea: An Often Unrecognized Sign of Esophageal Disease
What is HIPAA?

2002 Dec Vol.14 No.2
Barrett Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer: An Update
Extra Esophageal Manifestations of Acid Reflux

2002 Jun Vol.14 No.1
~15th Anniverary Edition~
Swallowing Center Organization and Operations on Its 15th Anniversary
Cyberchondria
Grapefruit's Potency: The Dark Side
Hot Water and Esophageal Motility Disorders
Cool It Down

2001 Dec Vol.13 No.2
Dysphagia - Difficulty Swallowing
Communication Between Primary Care Physicians (PCP), Specialists and
Patients is Critical to Proper Care

2001 Jul Vol.13 No.1
Common Problems of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Getting the Most Out of Your Consultation or Return Visit
Instructions for Esophageal Manometry (Motility) Study

2000 Nov Vol.12 No.2
Update on GERD: What's New in Research and Patient Care
Esophageal Diverticula

2000 May Vol.12 No.1
Management of Difficult Esophageal Strictures Part II
Proton Pump Inhibitors - How Much Do We Know? Part II

1999 Sep Vol.11 No.1
Management of Difficult Esophageal Strictures Part I
Proton Pump Inhibitors - How Much Do We Know? Part I

1998 Dec Vol.10 No.2
Endosonography
Myasthenia Gravis
Speech and Swallowing Disorders Related to Myasthenia Gravis

1998 Jun Vol.10 No.1
Gastroesophageal Reflux: Extraesophageal Complications
Scleroderma

1997 Nov Vol.9 No.2
Diaphragmatic Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Function Laboratory Expanding Services
The Effects of Radiation on Swallowing Function
Zenker Diverticulum

1997 May Vol.9 No.2
"Pill Esophagitis" - Esophageal Injury Caused by Drugs Part II
Esophageal Manometry Study
Effects of Aging on Swallowing

1996 Dec Vol.9 No.1
"Pill Esophagitis" - Esophageal Injury Caused by Drugs Part I
Helicobacter Pylori: Role in Causation of Peptic Ulcers and Other Conditions

1996 Jun Vol.8 No.1
Stents for Esophageal Cancer: Their Expanding Role
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Health Insurance: The Managed Care Battle
Ambulatory 24 Hour pH Study

1995 Dec Vol.7 No.2
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Part II - Therapy
New Technologies for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Oro-pharyngeal Dysphagia
Eating Smart, A Rude Awakening: Avoiding Hidden Sources of Caffeine

1995 Jul Vol.7 No.1
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): Part I
The Beneficent Belch

1994 Nov Vol.6 No.2
In Memorium: Hugh F. Culverhouse
Bizarre Swallowing Part II
Sword Swallowing
Effect of Decaffeination of Coffee or Tea on Gastroesophageal Reflux
Avoid Holiday Heartburn
A Blow Dryer Can Speed Skin Healing

1994 Jun Vol.6 No.1
Achalasia
New Innovative Technology for the Diagnosis and Management of
Swallowing Disorders
Bizarre Swallowing Part I
Fire Eating
A Complete History is Essential

1993 Dec Vol.1 No.3
Columnar-Lined ( Barrett) Esophagus
Drugs and Esophagitis: One Banana Makes a Swallow
What Not To Keep In your Medicine Chest
Good Managers
Heartburn
Milk (Lactose) Intolerance
Why You Should Open Your Eyes Before You Open Your Mouth
Down The Hatch

1993 Jul Vol.1 No.2
Dysphagia
Alcohol and Smoking as Determinants of Dyspeptic Symptoms
An Update on Center for Swallowing Disorders Consultation
Services For Our 
Medical Colleagues and Patients

1992 Dec Vol.1 No.2
Esophageal Stricture
Modified Diets
Diseases Which Affect Swallowing Progressive Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma)

1992 Jun Vol.1 No.1
Dyspepsia
Per-Oral Esophageal Dilation
Tips and Tricks on Tablets

1991 Dec Vol.1 No.2
What is A Hiatal Hernia?
Dr. Worth Boyce Appointed to Culverhouse Chair
Diseases Which Affect Swallowing
Concerns for Cancer Risk in Our Patients

1991 Jun Vol.1 No.1
Gas In the Digestive Tract
Speaking the Same Language
"To Our Patients"

1990 Dec Vol.2 No.1
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Medications Used to Treat Acid Reflux, Esophagitis and Heartburn
Pill-Induced Esophageal Disease
Endoscopic Ultrasound
Esophageal Function Tests

1989 Dec Vol.1 No.1
Center for Swallowing Disorders - University of South Florida
Medical Center
Oropharyngeal Dysphagia
Research on Esophageal Dysphagia
Nutrition and Swallowing Disorders