Oesophageal bacterial biofilm changes in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's and oesophageal carcinoma: association or causality?

K. L. Blackett, S. S. Siddhi, S. Cleary, H. Steed, M. H. Miller, S. Macfarlane, G. T. Macfarlane, J. F. Dillon

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    Abstract

    Barrett's oesophagus (BO) and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are precursors of oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC). There is an oesophageal biofilm, which changes in disease, but its role in aetiopathogenesis remains unclear.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1084-1092
    Number of pages9
    JournalAlimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
    Volume37
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013

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