Gastroesophageal reflux disease in the bariatric surgery patient

Paul A. Thodiyil, Samer G. Mattar, Philip R. Schauer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The increasing incidence of esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinoma has been paralleled by the rising prevalence o f obesity in the United States population. Risk factors for esophageal adenocarcinoma are high body mass index (BMI) (1-4), gastroesophageal reflux symptoms (5,6), hiatal hernia, and esophagitis (7).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMinimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780387680583
StatePublished - Dec 1 2007


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Thodiyil, P. A., Mattar, S. G., & Schauer, P. R. (2007). Gastroesophageal reflux disease in the bariatric surgery patient. In Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery (pp. 439-444). Springer New York.