Gastroesophageal junction smooth muscle remodeling after endoluminal gastroplication Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Esophagogastric Junction
  • Fundoplication

abstract

  • Focal thickening of smooth muscle layer occurs at the gastroesophageal junction after ELGP in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. This finding was reproduced in a swine model and localized hypertrophy was found to be entirely due to an increase in the circular smooth muscle layer.

publication date

  • October 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2004.40345.x

PubMed ID

  • 15447747

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1895

end page

  • 901

volume

  • 99

number

  • 10