[Barrett's esophagus does not revert after medical or surgical therapy for gastroesophageal reflux].


An evaluation was made of 34 patients having Barrett's oesophagus. Medical therapy consisted of antacids, H2 blockers, orthopramides, and postural measures (20 cases, mean follow-up 2.9 years). A Nissen fundoplication was done in 14 cases (mean follow-up 2.5 years). Clinical, endoscopic and histologic evaluation was done in all patients and pH measurements… (More)


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