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Barrett's Esophagus. The 10th OESO World Congress Proceedings, Volume 1232. Edition No. 1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

  • Book

  • 252 Pages
  • December 2011
  • Region: Global, United States
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • ID: 2182246
Barrett's esophagus is a disorder in which the lining of the esophagus is damaged by stomach acid. People suffering from this disorder are at an increased risk for esophageal cancer.  Barrett’s Esophagus: The 10th OESO World Congress Proceedings explores the lingering controversies around this condition as well as many advances in the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of this disease. The volume consists of concise commentaries from over 250 experts on all aspects of Barrett's esophagus, from incidence and etiology to treatment.

This volume stems from the 10th World Organization for Specialized Studies on Diseases of the Esophagus (OESO). The scientific scope of the OESO conferences is broad and includes advancement in all disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract, including physiology and pathophysiology of gastrointestinal motility or mucosal disorders.

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Robert Giuli University of Paris. Reza Shaker Medical College of Wisconsin. Asad Umar National Cancer Institute.