Upper Esophageal Sphincter

Posted On 2021-10-13 15:13:31

This special series on Upper Esophageal Sphincter was edited by Dr. Fernando A. M. Herbella, from Federal University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Editorial on Upper Esophageal Sphincter
The upper esophageal sphincter: no man’s land
Fernando A. M. Herbella

Review Article on Upper Esophageal Sphincter
The upper esophageal sphincter: anatomy and physiology
Apoorva T. Ramaswamy, Per Martell, Renata Azevedo, Peter Belafsky

A narrative review of current functional assessment of the upper esophageal sphincter
Rafael Melillo Laurino Neto, Fernando A. M. Herbella

Cricopharyngeal myotomy and toxin botulinum injection for the treatment of upper esophageal sphincter disorders: a narrative review
Francisco Laxague, Fernando A. M. Herbella, Francisco Schlottmann

The upper esophageal sphincter in gastroesophageal reflux disease
Michelle Lippincott, Vic Velanovich

A narrative review of the function of upper esophageal sphincter in the achalasia
Mariano de Almeida Menezes, Antônio Carlos Valezi, Fernando Augusto Mardiros Herbella

The series “Upper Esophageal Sphincter” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Esophagus without any sponsorship or funding. Fernando A. M. Herbella served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.