Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, December 19th, 2005
"Obesity has been linked to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease symptoms and esophageal adenocarcinoma; however, there is no published evidence for an association with Barrett esophagus. To investigate the association between obesity and Barrett esophagus we conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study of patients who underwent upper endoscopy at the Southern Arizona Veteran's Affairs Healthcare System between 1998 and 2004," scientists writing in the journal Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics report.
D.J. Stein and colleagues working with the Houston VA Medical...
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