Case of Superficial Esophageal Adenocarcinoma in Short-Segment Barrett’s Esophagus
A 64-year-old man with a history of myocardial infarction presented with heartburn and abdominal fullness that he had had for a month. He visited a primary physician, and barium radiography and esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a tumor in the distal esophagus. He was referred to our institute for surgical treatment. Vital status and physical examination revealed no abnormality. Except a mild elevation of the fasting plasma glucose level, blood cell count, blood chemistries, and serum carcinoembryonie antigen (CEA) level were all normal.
KeywordsGastroesophageal Reflux Disease Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Fasting Plasma Glucose Level Main Tumor Blood Vessel Invasion
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