Barrett's esophagus: Surgical treatments

Paolo Parise, Riccardo Rosati, Edoardo Savarino, Andrea Locatelli, Martina Ceolin, Kulwinder S. Dua, Roger P. Tatum, Italo Braghetto, C. Prakash Gyawali, Reza A. Hejazi, Richard W. Mccallum, Irene Sarosiek, Luigi Bonavina, Eelco B. Wassenaar, Carlos A. Pellegrini, Brian C. Jacobson, Cheri L. Canon, Adolfo Badaloni, Gianmattia del Genio

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The following on surgical treatments for Barrett's esophagus includes commentaries on the indications for antireflux surgery after medical treatment; the effects of the various procedures on the lower esophageal sphincter; the role of impaired esophageal motility and delayed gastric emptying in the choice of the surgical procedure; indications for associated highly selective vagotomy, duodenal switch, and gastric electrical stimulation; therapeutic strategies for detection and treatment of shortened esophagus; the role of antireflux surgery on the regression of metaplastic mucosa and the risk of malignant progression; the detection of asymptomatic reflux brfore bariatric surgery; the role of non-GERD symptoms on the results of surgery; and the indications of Collis gastroplasty and choice of the type of fundoplication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-195
Number of pages21
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2011


  • Achalasia
  • Antireflux surgery
  • Asymptomatic reflux
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Collis gastroplasty
  • Duodenal switch
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysplasia
  • Esophageal body
  • Esophageal motility
  • Gastric electrical stimulation
  • Gastric emptying
  • Gastric emptying test
  • Gastrostomy
  • Highly selective vagotomy
  • Impedance
  • Jejunostomy
  • LES
  • LES pressure
  • Manometry
  • Metaplastic epithelium
  • Nissen wrap
  • Peristalsis
  • Post-vagotomy gastroparesis
  • Preoperative endoscopy
  • Preoperative HRM
  • Short esophagus
  • Slipped wrap
  • Spastic disorders
  • Truncal vagotomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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