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Modified Roux-en-Y Aids Esophageal Scleroderma.

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Posted 02 April 2007 - 02:20 PM

Modified Roux-en-Y Aids Esophageal Scleroderma. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) provides better control of medically refractory gastroesophageal reflux and dysphagia with far less abdominal bloating than does fundoplication, the most widely used operation in the treatment of esophageal scleroderma. Skin & Allergy News. Volume 38, Issue 3, Page 72 (March 2007) (Also see: Esophageal Involvement)

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