Also, results from one of the CT scans recently at the hospital, from the "MyChart" site the hospital has set up. "MOSTLY" good news I guess, just the damn stricture and hiatal hernia...
CT CHEST THORAX W
Multiple contiguous axial images were obtained of the chest, abdomen,
and pelvis with the administration of IV and PO contrast. Coronal and
sagittal reconstructions were performed.
Individualized dose optimization techniques were used for this CT.
Heart and great vessels: Normal in size and contour. No aneurysm.
Mediastinum: No mass or lymphadenopathy.
Lungs: Clear and well infiltrated.
Pleura: No pleural thickening or effusion. No pneumothorax.
Airways: Major airways are clear.
Bones/Soft tissues: Unremarkable.
Hepatobiliary: Liver is normal in appearance. No evidence of biliary
duct dilatation. Gallbladder is normal in appearance.
Kidneys/Ureters: Kidneys normal in appearance. No evidence of
hydronephrosis or hydroureter. No evidence of urolithiasis, cyst or
Stomach/Bowel: Small to moderate sized hiatal hernia with thickening
of the lower 3rd esophagus, possibly reflux esophagitis. No evidence
of obstruction. Normal appendix. Moderate sigmoid diverticulosis.
Reproductive organs/bladder: Unremarkable.
Peritoneum/Retroperitoneum: No evidence of free fluid. No evidence of
Lymph nodes: No evidence of lymphadenopathy.
Bones/Soft tissue: Unremarkable.
Small to moderate sized hiatal hernia with thickening of the lower
3rd esophagus, possibly reflux esophagitis. No evidence of