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Data Source: An observational study of esophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma involving gene expression profile analysis in 28 patients and immunohistochemical and outcome analysis in 154 patients.
Whiteman, head of the Cancer Control Laboratory at the Queensland (Australia) Institute of Medical Research looked at 794 Australian patients aged 18-79 years with a primary invasive cancer of the esophagus or esophagogastric junction.
The nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium of the esophagus is followed by simple columnar epithelium, at an abrupt transition that histologists have named the esophagogastric junction or transition or the esophagocardiac junction or transition (Gartner & Hiatt; Zhang).
Evaluation of the esophagogastric junction revealed a small sliding hiatal hernia and Los Angeles Classification grade A erosive esophagitis (figure, B).