Oesophageal histology in reflux oesophagitis.

  title={Oesophageal histology in reflux oesophagitis.},
  author={Brendan J. Collins and Haley Elliott and James M. Sloan and R. James McFarland and Andrew H. G. Love},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={38 11},
Multiple specimens taken at oesophageal suction biopsy were obtained from 56 patients, of whom 44 had symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux and 24 had endoscopic evidence of erosive oesophagitis. Biopsies were examined independently by two histopathologists for the following criteria for reflux: epithelial hyperplasia, vascular dilatation and congestion, neutrophil infiltration, and eosinophil infiltration. The incidence of these criteria in patients with and without endoscopic evidence of… CONTINUE READING
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