Role of acid and bile reflux in development of specialised intestinal metaplasia in distal oesophagus

G. Zaninotto, G. Portale, A. Parenti, C. Lanza, M. Costantini, D. Molena, A. Ruol, G. Battaglia, M. Costantino, M. Epifani, L. Nicoletti

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Abstract

Background. Barrett's oesophagus is defined as specialised intestinal metaplasia in the distal oesophagus, regardless of extension. Aim. To study distal oesophagus function, and acid and bile exposure in patients with Long Segment (>3 cm), Short Segment (1 to 2 cm) and Ultra-short Segment (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-257
Number of pages7
JournalDigestive and Liver Disease
Volume34
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Barrett's oesophagus
  • Bile reflux
  • Intestinal metaplasia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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    Zaninotto, G., Portale, G., Parenti, A., Lanza, C., Costantini, M., Molena, D., Ruol, A., Battaglia, G., Costantino, M., Epifani, M., & Nicoletti, L. (2002). Role of acid and bile reflux in development of specialised intestinal metaplasia in distal oesophagus. Digestive and Liver Disease, 34(4), 251-257. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1590-8658(02)80144-X