Risk for Gastric Cancer After Cholecystectomy

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BACKGROUND:It is becoming increasingly evident that chronic inflammation may predispose cancer development. In the stomach, inflammation caused by Helicobacter pylori infection is linked to gastric cancer. Cholecystectomy is regularly followed by duodenogastric bile reflux and reactive gastritis. To test whether a noninfectious long-standing inflammation… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2007.01169.x

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