Cell proliferation of esophageal squamous epithelium in erosive and nonerosive gastroesophageal reflux disease
BACKGROUND/AIM Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a major public health problem that may cause erosive or nonerosive esophagitis in symptomatic patients. The severity of esophagitis in GERD seems to be correlated not only to the amount of reflux and altered motor activity but also to the ability of the mucosa to resist injury and repair the damage. This study aimed ... إقراء المزيد