Calboy2 days ago
Hi all my mum had the Ivor Lewis operation 3 months ago and has lost 2 stone which we knew was gonna happen ... She doesn't really enjoy foo...
Oesoph C .. tell tale signs?
Garysreflux8 days ago
Just read tommys post about being diagnosed with OC. Personally, its my worst dread. Im med/ high risk.
This post was originally a reply...
Tommy1210 days ago
Hi all,just been told i have cancer of the oesophagus and naturally very con cerned.
Any posts from other patients will be appreciated
Trying to help my husband
tejags613 days ago
My husband was diagnosed with advanced oesophageal cancer in December 2017, with no option for surgery because it had already spread to l...
Stage 4 ec spread to liver
Bunny6913 days ago
I am 48 and after trying to get help with food and eventually liquid not being tolerated from August 2017 I was eventually diagnosed ...
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No Test Results Yet
PetiteChef2713 days ago
This is my first post. Biopsy a month ago, no results yet, but at the hospital, doctor said I had Lupus due to thick, white lining in my eso...
Sweating at night
fpdcronje13 days ago
Hi, Does anybody else break out with a heavy sweating episode during the night, this is during winter in South Africa? Clothes and bed is dr...
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Jack hammer esophogus
carolg116 days ago
Has anyone on this site got jackhammer and bronchiectasis if so have you any tips on managing not to drown or choke .
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8 months on
Mickymar17 days ago
I had my operation 8 months ago and was doing well.
I now find I am having trouble swallowing again. It feels tights and I feel very f...
Barrett's 8 years post op
liz_crisp17 days ago
Hi I am 8years post op and have developed Barrett's, wondering if anyone else has Barrett's following Ivor Lewis op.
Also if you do have Bar...
Stretch/dilation via radiotherapy not endoscopy
Garysreflux19 days ago
Hi .. had hiatus hernia treated last september through nissan 360. No more reflux but my oesoph narrowing persists due to scar tissue built ...
Recently out of hospital-Ivor Lewis
jeffw66320 days agoPOPULAR
Now out of hospital for 17days, having had my 'Ivor Lewis' op on 2nd July, progress seems quite slow but a recent visit to see the su...
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Beans198021 days ago
Hello has anyone on here had Linx surgery and how would I qualify as a private patient? I had negative ph and endoscopy but the pain is awfu...
inflatable bed wedge
catlover5024 days ago
I invested in an adjustable bed which has been brilliant. I am going on holiday and I am looking for an inflatable bed wedge. Can anyone rec...
I am new here !
redspotteddick24 days ago
my dad has recently been diagnosed with oesophageal junction cancer, and has been told that it is non operable.
Quite a shock to say the lea...
Post operation meeting
Calboy25 days ago
Hi all can some one help me please my mum had the Ivor Lewis operation a couple of months ago ... Today she had her post operation discussio...
Hiddena month ago
Hi I was told I have abnormal cells in my oesphagus and recommended for radio ablation therapy however I,ve now been told this is not suitab...
Stomach surgery, pain and morphine
Roomy81a month ago
I’m looking for advise, someone who has been through the same thing, or someone who may be able to help me.
I have been ill for 14 years. It...
One year on.
nitramerapa month ago
It was a year ago today that i had my Ivor Lewis op in Derby Hospital and its certainly been a eventful 12 months. Whilst i came out of hosp...
My throat has been red (no pain) for 6 months now. Strep came back negative. There are yellowish bumps in back of throat and a couple of whi...
Lansoprazole stopped working
Alienblooda month agoPOPULAR
Hi, I’ve not posted on anything before but I’m reaching the end of my emotional tether!
I’ll start at the beginning:
In January this year I at...
Abdominal griping after eating
catlover50a month ago
It is now five months since my oesophagectomy but during the last month I have begun to get uncomfortable abdominal pain after eating. This ...
Ivor Lewis Procedure. 5 months on.
slobjohnba month ago
I wanted to add my comments to help those awaiting surgery. I have been very lucky. Had the full op on 29th January 2018. Slight chest infec...
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I am new here but have been following your posts
dianne65a month ago
my partner has had Ivor Lewis op today and I have learned so much from you to hopefuly be able to make life easier for him.thankyou
lynnbibba month ago
It's been ages since I last posted, but wondered if anyone can shed any light on new and worrying symptoms?
I hate to repeat what I've put...
POST OP..... EATING PROBLEMS
yvonnefrench43a month ago
Well had the op on 23 May, all went well, and came home on 6 June.. im struggling with the eating. I had 3 cuts when they did the op to remo...
Change of bowel !
Debbiewallisa month ago
Hi all ! Not messaged for a while , still plodding on , hubby now coming into his 11 month post op and still having trouble with swallowing ...
ENDOSCOPY - SEDATION TO ANESTHESIA - GUIDANCE (USA protocols)
gutlesswonder2 months ago
[Apologies for the poor formatting of this article]
Guidelines for sedation and anesthesia in GI endoscopy
Prepared by: ASGE STANDARD...
Mom passed away
milz2 months ago
My mom passed away at 3am today.
Thank you all for your amazing support, information etc. It really helped us a LOT,
Calboy2 months ago
Hi all I heard u can get some sort of card for restaurants after the Ivor Lewis operation any ideas where to get one from at all??
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