Helicobacter pylori and the Oesophagus

  • N. Ectors
  • K. Geboes
  • J. Janssens
  • V. Desmet
  • G. Vantrappen
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The occurrence and pathogenic properties of Helicobacter pylori have been studied extensively in the stomach [1–7] and in the duodenum [8–11]. Despite the prevalent nature of acid–related disorders in the oesophagus, the role of Helicobacter pylori in this localisation has received little or no attention and therefore remains to a large extent unknown.


Gastric Biopsy Lower Oesophageal Sphincter Normal Oesophagus Heterotopic Gastric Mucosa Gastric Metaplasia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Ectors
    • 1
  • K. Geboes
    • 1
  • J. Janssens
    • 2
  • V. Desmet
    • 1
  • G. Vantrappen
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory for Histo- and Cytochemistry, Department of Pathology II, U.Z.St. RafaëlCatholic University of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Department of Medical ResearchUniversity Hospital, Catholic University of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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