Synergism of acid and duodenogastroesophageal reflux in complicated Barrett's esophagus.

@article{Vaezi1995SynergismOA,
  title={Synergism of acid and duodenogastroesophageal reflux in complicated Barrett's esophagus.},
  author={Michael Fredrick Vaezi and J E Richter},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={699-704}
}
BACKGROUND The role of acid and duodenogastroesophageal reflux (DGER) in the development of complications in Barrett's esophagus is controversial. We characterized the esophageal reflux constituents in patients with and without complications of Barrett's esophagus. METHODS Using a new fiber-optic system we studied 12 normal subjects (six male; mean age, 46 years) and 20 patients with Barrett's esophagus (17 male; mean age, 58 years), nine with uncomplicated (seven male; mean age, 55 years… CONTINUE READING