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[The detection rate of the esophageaL GERD complications among residents of the Leningrad Region (according to the data of esophagogastroduodenoscopy tests)].

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Abstract

This article presents the analysis of 24384 endoscopic investigations of the upper gastrointestinal tract in population of Leningrad region with symptoms of dyspepsia during the period 2007-2011.The results revealed erosive esophagitis in 5.4%, peptic strictures of the esophagus--0.2%, the columnar-lining esophagus (Barrett's esophagus)--1.1%, and esophageal adenocarcinoma--0.045%. This data shows a high prevalence of esophageal complications of GERD in a local population of Russians.

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