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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Regression Of Childhood Barrett's Esophageal Mucosa By Antireflux Surgery And Bipolar Electrocoagulation.
Author: Garcia Montes, C
Brandalise, N A
Deliza, R
Servidoni, M F
Ferraz, J G
Magalhães, A F
Abstract: The authors report a case of a 13-year-old girl with Barrett's esophagus who underwent antireflux surgery and was subsequently treated with endoscopic thermal coagulation using bipolar electrocoagulation. Follow-up endoscopy 15 months after completion of the endoscopic therapy showed normal esophageal mucosa without intestinal metaplasia. Longer follow-up is needed to assess the long-term effects of endoscopic treatment of the Barrett's mucosa with thermal coagulation, and this procedure should still be considered under investigation.
Subject: Adolescent
Barrett Esophagus
Biopsy, Needle
Combined Modality Therapy
Follow-up Studies
Mucous Membrane
Remission Induction
Citation: Journal Of Pediatric Surgery. v. 33, n. 5, p. 747-9, 1998-May.
Rights: fechado
Date Issue: 1998
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