UCLA Esophageal Insights Zoom Series features members of the UCLA Robert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health delivering timely, useful information on the state of the art in medical, surgical, nutritional and holistic approaches for patients with esophageal disorders.
Join us for these important discussions as we work together to advance patient care and improve lives.
Lump in the throat that won’t quit: Globus pharyngeus
Date: Thursday, November 18
Time: 5:30 pm PST
Abie Mendelsohn, MD, director of head & neck robotic surgery in the UCLA Department of Head & Neck Surgery, and Priyam V. Tripathi, MD, MPH, health sciences assistant clinical professor of medicine in the Vatche & Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, will discuss the risk and probability of globus pharyngeus representing throat or esophageal malignancies, help devise a subsequent strategy to diagnose and treat esophageal causes of globus pharyngeus and diagram the sites of upper areodigestive tract which act as sources (or etiologies) of globus pharyngeus.