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The effects of antireflux surgery on asthmatics with gastroesophageal reflux.
BACKGROUND Antireflux therapy, including surgery, has been advocated for asthma patients with gastroesophageal reflux (GER). A recent review of medical antireflux therapy reported improvements inExpand
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Transhiatal esophagectomy for carcinoma of the esophagus and cardia. Experience with 160 cases.
We reviewed our experience from 1979 to 1990 with 160 cases of transhiatal esophagectomy for carcinoma of the lower esophagus and cardia to evaluate trends in patient selection, management, andExpand
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Quality of life with carcinoma of the esophagus
Management of squamous carcinoma of the esophagus remains a dilemma for the clinician. Current treatments produce significant morbidity and mortality, yet most patients still die of their disease.Expand
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Hemorrhagic shock and bacterial translocation in a swine model.
Bacterial translocation is proposed as an explanation for sepsis associated with hemorrhagic shock. This study attempted to document these events in a large animal model. Male swine were randomlyExpand
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