Study of 47 consecutive patients with peptic esophageal stricture compared with 3880 cases of reflux esophagitis

@article{Rejeb1992StudyO4,
  title={Study of 47 consecutive patients with peptic esophageal stricture compared with 3880 cases of reflux esophagitis},
  author={M. Ben Rejeb and Olivier Bouch{\'e} and Paul Zeitoun},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1992},
  volume={37},
  pages={733-736}
}
The purpose of this study, making use of systematic records on computer over a period of 12 years, was to compare the prevalence and the demographic characteristics of patients with peptic stricture with those having a reflux esophagitis. As compared with 3880 cases of erosive and/or ulcerative esophagitis, the percentage of peptic stricture patients was 1.21%. The latter were on average nine years older and more frequently had a hiatus hernia. Ten patients with peptic stricture had had severe… CONTINUE READING