What is the incidence of Barrett's and gastric metaplasia in esophageal atresia/tracheoesophageal fistula (EA/TEF) patients?

@article{Burjonrappa2011WhatIT,
  title={What is the incidence of Barrett's and gastric metaplasia in esophageal atresia/tracheoesophageal fistula (EA/TEF) patients?},
  author={Sathyaprasad C. Burjonrappa and Sami Youssef and Dickens St-Vil},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  year={2011},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={25-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Aim of the study was to document the incidence of gastric and intestinal metaplasia (Barrett's esophagus) in a closely followed group with EA/TEF, determine the efficacy of pH probe studies in diagnosing reflux and, moreover, to determine the lag period between the development of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and metaplasia. MATERIALS… CONTINUE READING