The additive effect of ethanol and extract of cigarette smoke on rabbit esophagus epithelium


BOR S. , ÇAPANOĞLU D.

JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, vol.24, no.2, pp.316-321, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2008.05634.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.316-321

Abstract

The combination of alcohol and smoking takes a place in the epidemiology and pathogenesis of gastroesophageal reflux disease and squamous cancers of the esophagus. Therefore, a study was designed to assess the impact of these agents alone or in combination on the structure and function of squamous epithelium of rabbit esophagus.