A study to determine plasma antioxidant concentrations in patients with Barrett's oesophagus.

BACKGROUND Dietary questionnaire studies have suggested that patients with oesophageal adenocarcinoma are deficient in antioxidants. It is not known whether the same holds true for patients with the precursor lesion, Barrett's oesophagus. AIMS To evaluate the hypothesis that patients with Barrett's oesophagus are deficient in antioxidants compared with… CONTINUE READING