Regression of intestinal metaplasia to cardiac or fundic mucosa in patients with Barrett's esophagus submitted to vagotomy, partial gastrectomy and duodenal diversion. A prospective study of 78 patients with more than 5 years of follow up.

@article{Csendes2006RegressionOI,
  title={Regression of intestinal metaplasia to cardiac or fundic mucosa in patients with Barrett's esophagus submitted to vagotomy, partial gastrectomy and duodenal diversion. A prospective study of 78 patients with more than 5 years of follow up.},
  author={Attila Csendes and Italo Bragheto and Patricio Alfonso Burdiles and Gladys Smok and Ana I Henr{\'i}quez and Francisco Parada},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={139 1},
  pages={
          46-53
        }
}
BACKGROUND Regression of intestinal metaplasia to cardiac mucosa in patients with Barrett's (BE) esophagus could alter the natural history of BE. OBJECTIVE To determine the regression of intestinal metaplasia to cardiac mucosa in patients followed more than 5 years after operation, by repeated endoscopy with biopsy. MATERIAL AND METHODS This prospective study included 78 patients with BE submitted to combined vagotomy, antrectomy (an antireflux procedure), and Roux-en-Y gastrointestinal… CONTINUE READING
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