The Prevalence of Barrett’s Esophagus in Outpatients with Dyspepsia in Shaheed Beheshti Hospital of Kashan

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is the main known etiological factor for Barrett's esophagus (BE), and BE is the precursor lesion of esophageal adenocarcinoma. The prevalence of BE is reported mostly from gastroenterology centers and there are only a few reported cases from outpatients with dyspepsia. A large number of patients with GERD have degrees… (More)

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