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Aspects on the management of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis


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Title: Aspects on the management of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis
Authors: Larsson, Helen
E-mail: helen.m.larsson@vgregion.se
Issue Date: 11-May-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clincial Sciences. Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Parts of work: I. Larsson H, Bergquist H, Bove M. The Incidence of Esophageal Bolus Impaction: Is There a Seasonal Variation? Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. 2010; Nov 11: 186-190.
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II. Bergquist H, Larsson H, Johansson L, Bove M. Dysphagia and Quality of Life May Improve with Mometasone Treatment in Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Pilot Study. Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery. 2011; April 145(4): 551-556.
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III. Larsson H, Bergman K, Finizia C, Johansson L, Bove M, Bergquist H. Dysphagia and Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Long-Term Follow-Up. Submitted. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.

IV. Larsson H, Norder Grusell E, Tegtmeyer B, Ruth M, Bergquist H, Bove M. Grade of Eosinophilia versus Symptoms in Patients with Dysphagia and Esophageal Eosinophilia. Submitted. Diseases of the Esophagus.
Date of Defence: 2015-05-29
Disputation: Fredagen den 29 maj 2015, kl 13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: eosinophilia
esophagitis
dysphagia
quality of life
bolus impaction
Abstract: Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory disorder of the esophagus characterized by symptoms of esophageal dysfunction and eosinophilia in the esophageal mucosa. This condition may affect approximately 1% of the general population and is strongly associated with allergy/atopic diatheses. Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to examine the clinical aspects on the management of patients with EoE. The possibility of a seasonal variation of food bolus impaction in the esophagus, a comm... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9361-3 (Electronic edition)
978-91-628-9360-6 (Printed edition)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/38467
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