Barrett's esophagus: congenital or acquired? An experimental study of esophageal mucosal regeneration in the dog.

@article{Bremner1970BarrettsEC,
  title={Barrett's esophagus: congenital or acquired? An experimental study of esophageal mucosal regeneration in the dog.},
  author={Cedric G. Bremner and Vincent Lynch and F. Henry Ellis},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1970},
  volume={68 1},
  pages={209-16}
}
The mucosa was removed from the distal esophagus in 35 dogs divided into three groups according to the presence or absence of gastroesophageal reflux and gastric hypersecretion. Partial or complete re-epithelization of the denuded segment by columnar mucus-secreting cells took place. Re-epithelization by squamous epithelium predominated in preparations with a competent inferior esophageal sphincter, while total or nearly total replacement by columnar cells characterized those preparations with… CONTINUE READING

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