Adenocarcinoma Appearing very late after antireflux surgery for barrett’s esophagus: long-term follow-up, review of the literature, and addition of six patients

@article{Csendes2004AdenocarcinomaAV,
  title={Adenocarcinoma Appearing very late after antireflux surgery for barrett’s esophagus: long-term follow-up, review of the literature, and addition of six patients},
  author={Attila Csendes and Patricio Alfonso Burdiles and Italo Braghetto and Owen Korn},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={8},
  pages={434-441}
}
Antireflux surgery is supposed to prevent the development of adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett’s esophagus. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of adenocarcinoma late after antireflux surgery. A total of 161 patients with long-segment Barrett’s esophagus had antireflux surgery and were followed for a mean of 148 months (range 54 to 268 months) Clinical, endoscopic, histologic, and functional studies were performed. Of the original 161 patients, 147(91.3%) completed… CONTINUE READING
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