Metabolic Syndrome as a Risk Factor for Barrett's Esophagus

Noting a two-fold increase in risk of Barrett's Esophagus, Cadman Leggett, M.D., a fellow in gastroenterology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings which establishes an association between metabolic syndrome and esophageal cancer.


March 3, 2014

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