A decade (1991–2000) of increasing incidence of endoscopic and histologic Barrett's esophagus (BE) at a single academic medical center


population per year. The disease affects both sexes in equal numbers and can occur at any age. Onset is usually in the third to fifth decades, and fewer than 5% of patients have symptoms before adolescence. The manometric and clinical features in older patients with achalasia have not been characterized at presentation, but rather after chronic disease. 1… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07783.x


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