Regression and progression of Barrett's oesophagus after antireflux surgery.

  title={Regression and progression of Barrett's oesophagus after antireflux surgery.},
  author={Peter Michael Sagar and Roger Ackroyd and Kenneth B. Hosie and J. D. Patterson and Chris J. Stoddard and A. Kingsnorth},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={82 6},
The effects of antireflux surgery on Barrett's oesophagus were studied. Fifty-six patients (45 men and 11 women of median age 48.5 (range 20-78) years) with histologically confirmed Barrett's oesophagus (greater than 3 cm in length) and gastro-oesophageal reflux underwent antireflux surgery. Symptoms were noted and patients underwent manometry and pH recording before and after operation, and annual flexible endoscopy. Fundoplication resulted in a significant improvement in lower oesophageal… CONTINUE READING


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