aDepartment of Surgery, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh, PA
bJoy McCann Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
cDepartment of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
dSurgOne, PC, Englewood, CO
eLegato Medical Systems, Inc., Rocky Mount, NC
fDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Jacksonville, FL
gDivision of Gastroenterology, MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
hDivision of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
iDivision of Gastroenterology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
jCenter for Esophageal Diseases, The University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL
kSection of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
lMinimally Invasive Surgery Division, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR
mSection of Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine and Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX
nDivision of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
oDepartment of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
*Correspondence address: Blair A Jobe, MD, FACS, Department of Surgery, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, North Tower, 4800 Friendship, Suite 4600, Pittsburgh, PA 15224.
email: [email protected]
Received March 12, 2013; Revised May 1, 2013; Accepted May 28, 2013.
Disclosure Information: Given Imaging, Inc. provided funding for honoraria and logistical support and sponsored the meeting of the Esophageal Diagnostic Advisory Panel. Members of Given Imaging, Inc. were present for the meeting but they were not involved in constructing the consensus statement or preparing the manuscript. The authors have no other disclosures.
Presented at the Esophageal Diagnostic Advisory Panel, Digestive Disease Week 2012, San Diego, CA, May 2012.