Inflammation at the cardio-oesophageal junction: relationship to acid and bile exposure.

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BACKGROUND The aetiology of inflammation in cardiac mucosa at the gastro-oesophageal junction (carditis) is unclear, although gastro-oesophageal reflux has been suggested. OBJECTIVES To correlate histological features of carditis with oesophageal acid exposure (gastro-oesophageal reflux) and proximal gastric bile exposure (duodenogastric reflux) in… (More)

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@article{Bowrey2003InflammationAT, title={Inflammation at the cardio-oesophageal junction: relationship to acid and bile exposure.}, author={David J. Bowrey and Geraint T. Williams and P Declan Carey and Geoffrey W. B. Clark}, journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology}, year={2003}, volume={15 1}, pages={49-54} }