Gastroesophageal reflux disease in the bariatric surgery patient

Paul A. Thodiyil, Samer G. Mattar, Philip R. Schauer

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Abstract

The increasing incidence of esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma has been paralleled by the rising prevalence o f obesity in the United States population. Risk factors for esophageal adenocarcinoma are high body mass index (BMI) (1-4), gastroesophageal reflux symptoms (5,6), hiatal hernia, and esophagitis (7).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMinimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages439-444
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780387680583
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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