Smoking and Barrett’s Esophagus in Women Who Undergo Upper Endoscopy

Abstract

Cigarette use is associated with esophageal adenocarcinoma, and cross-sectional studies suggest an association between smoking and Barrett’s esophagus. We sought to examine prospectively the effect of smoking on the risk for Barrett’s esophagus. This was a prospective cohort study among 20,863 women within the Nurses’ Health Study who underwent upper… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-011-1672-4

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@article{Jacobson2011SmokingAB, title={Smoking and Barrett’s Esophagus in Women Who Undergo Upper Endoscopy}, author={Brian C. Jacobson and Edward L. Giovannucci and Charles S. Fuchs}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={2011}, volume={56}, pages={1707-1717} }