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The influences of visceral fat area on the sites of esophageal mucosal breaks in subjects with gastroesophageal reflux diseases

JH Nam et al.
Used Parameters : BW, PBF

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Korea

Journal : Gastroenterology Research and Practice

Background. Central obesity is suggested as a risk factor for gastroesophageal reflux diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influences of a visceral fat area on the site of mucosal breaks in the esophagogastric junction (EGJ). Methods. Subjects who underwent abdomen-computerized tomography and esophagogastroduodenoscopy for screening on the same day were evaluated between 2007 and 2016. We enrolled 178 subjects who had erosive esophagitis (LA classifications AD). Abdominal obesity was …
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