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March 1979

On the Malignant Potential of Acquired Short Esophagus

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Surgery, University of Rochester (NY) School of Medicine and Dentistry, and The Genesee Hospital, Rochester, NY.

Arch Surg. 1979;114(3):260-263. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1979.01370270034005

• Esophageal adenocarcinoma developed in an esophagus lined with columnar epithelium. The malignant potential of columnar metaplasia complicating long-standing gastroesophageal reflux and the implications of surgical management of acquired short esophagus are discussed briefly.

(Arch Surg 114:260-263, 1979)

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