Oxidative damages are critical in pathogenesis of reflux esophagitis: implication of antioxidants in its treatment.

@article{Oh2001OxidativeDA,
  title={Oxidative damages are critical in pathogenesis of reflux esophagitis: implication of antioxidants in its treatment.},
  author={Tae Young Oh and Jung Shin Lee and Byoung Ok Ahn and H Cho and Won Bae Kim and Young-Bae Kim and Young Joon Surh and Sung Won Cho and Ki Baik Hahm},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={905-15}
}
BACKGROUND The facts that the severity of reflux esophagitis cannot be accurately predicted on the basis of acid exposure and acid suppression treatment is not enough for the complete healing, suggested that other damaging factors might be involved in pathogenesis of reflux esophagitis. AIMS The present study was designed to evaluate the oxidative stress… CONTINUE READING