Barrett's esophagus: Surgical treatments

Academic Article


  • 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. © 2011 New York Academy of Sciences.
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  • Parise P; Rosati R; Savarino E; Locatelli A; Ceolin M; Dua KS; Tatum RP; Braghetto I; Gyawali CP; Hejazi RA
  • Start Page

  • 175
  • End Page

  • 195
  • Volume

  • 1232
  • Issue

  • 1