Abstract:headings -Gastroesophageal reflux/ surgery. Barrett esophagus. Esophageal pH monitoring. Fundoplication.abstRact -Background -Esophageal adenocarcinoma and dysplasia in patients with Barrett's esophagus are seen after surgical treatment of GERD (fundoplication). Esophageal pH monitoring shows no evidence of acidity, suggesting distal reflux to the conventional catheter positioning. Aim -To develop methodology for assessing ultra-distal reflux (1 cm above the top edge of the lower esophageal sphincter). Method … Show more
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