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Intraoperative diagnosis of short esophagus in a patient with Barrett's metaplasia

B Dallemagne, MD S Perretta, MD, PhD J Marescaux, MD, FACS, Hon FRCS, Hon FJSES, Hon FASA, Hon APSA
Epublication WebSurg.com, Dec 2008;08(12). URL: http://websurg.com/doi/vd01en2476

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Patients who have Barrett’s esophagus are considered at risk for having a short esophagus. Routine intraoperative endoscopy and liberal addition of a Collis gastroplasty is a key factor to prevent recurrences.