TITLE

Symptoms do not predict the presence of Barrett's esophagus in older patients undergoing colonoscopy

AUTHOR(S)
DeVault, Kenneth R; Ward, Eric M; Wolfsen, Herbert C; Loeb, David S; Krishna, Murli; Woodward, Timothy A; Hemminger, Lois L; Achem, Sami R
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "Symptoms Do Not Predict the Presence of Barrett's Esophagus in Older Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy," by Kenneth R. DeVault, Eric M. Ward, Herbert C. Wolfsen, David S. Loeb, Murli Krishna, Timothy A. Woodward, Lois L. Hemminger and Sami R. Achem is presented.
ACCESSION #
66954535

 

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