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Impact of the Biliary Diversion Procedure on Carcinogenesis in Barrett's Esophagus Surgically Induced by Duodenoesophageal Reflux in Rats

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Abstract

In an experimental study in rats, duodenoesophageal reflux caused Barrett's esophagus and eventually esophageal adenocarcinoma. Interruption of reflux by the biliary diversion procedure prevented carcinogenesis but esophageal metaplasia did not revert.

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