TITLE

DOES THE LENGTH OF THE COLUMNAR LINED OESOPHAGUS (CLO) CHANGE WITH TIME

AUTHOR(S)
Gatenby, P.; Caygill, C.; Ramus, J.; Watson, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study that explores whether the length of the columnar lined oesophagus (CLO) changes with time. Conflicting results have emanated from small series' as to whether CLO segment length varies over time. This study demonstrates that overall, mean CLO segment length does not change significantly over time periods up to 20 years both for uncomplicated CLO and in those who developed HGD/AC. Overall there was no significant change in mean CLO segment length over time periods up to 20 years in either group.
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13218951

 

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