Peristalsis

Peristalsis

Post chewing, how does the food pass through this Gastro Intestinal tract which we now know is known as the oesophagus? So, we intake food through our mouth and then it passes through the oesophagus and gets stored in the stomach. So, is this passage …

Introduction to the Digestive System Part 2 – Oesophagus and Stomach – 3D Anatomy Tutorial

So after the bolus of food passes from the pharynx, it enters into the esophagus, which I’ve mentioned before. The esophagus is another long, muscular tube. This tube is about 25 cm. long and it joins the laryngopharynx to the stomach. So you could see …

Anti-Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery PreOp® Patient Education Medical video

Anti-Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery PreOp® Patient Education Medical video

Your doctor has recommended that you undergo surgery to treat reflux disease. But what does that actually mean? Your diaphragm is a muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen and helps you to breathe. Normally, the diaphragm has an opening for the esophagus to …

How a sliding hiatus hernia forms

How a sliding hiatus hernia forms

This animation will show how a hiatus hernia forms. There are two types of hiatus hernia: sliding and rolling. This animation focuses on the more common type, a sliding hiatus hernia. Click the navigation arrows below the animation screen to play, pause, rewind or fast-forward …

Anti-Reflux Surgery, Laparoscopy PreOp® Patient Engagement and Education

Anti-Reflux Surgery, Laparoscopy PreOp® Patient Engagement and Education

Your doctor has recommended that you undergo surgery to treat reflux disease. But what does that actually mean? Your diaphragm is a muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen and helps you to breathe. Normally, the diaphragm has an opening for the esophagus to …

Anti Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery • PreOp Patient Education • Patient Engagement

Anti Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery • PreOp Patient Education • Patient Engagement

Your doctor has recommended that you undergo surgery to treat reflux disease. But what does that actually mean? Your diaphragm is a muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen and helps you to breathe. Normally, the diaphragm has an opening for the esophagus to …

GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gastric Reflux, Animation.

GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gastric Reflux, Animation.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease – GERD, or gastric reflux disease, is a chronic condition where stomach acid flows back up and damages the mucosa of the food pipe – the esophagus. At the junction between the esophagus and the stomach is the lower esophageal sphincter – …

Anti-Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery PreOp® Patient Education

Anti-Reflux Laparoscopy Surgery PreOp® Patient Education

Your doctor has recommended that you undergo surgery to treat reflux disease. But what does that actually mean? Your diaphragm is a muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen and helps you to breathe. Normally, the diaphragm has an opening for the esophagus to …

Dysphagia, Animation.

Dysphagia, Animation.

Dysphagia refers to a group of conditions characterized by difficulty swallowing. There are two main classes of problems that can lead to swallowing disorders: Neuromuscular problems: – Muscular disorders that affect skeletal muscles, such as muscular dystrophy, or myasthenia gravis… – Diseases of the nervous …

How a rolling hiatus hernia is formed

How a rolling hiatus hernia is formed

This animation will show how a hiatus hernia forms. There are two types of hiatus hernia: sliding and rolling. This animation focuses on the less common type – a rolling hiatus hernia. Click the navigation arrows below the animation screen to play, pause, rewind or …