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Barrett’s esophagus

  • Prevention

    Diagnosis and treatment of GERD may prevent Barrett's esophagus.


    References

    Wilson JF. In the clinic. Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Ann Intern Med. 2008;149:ITC2-1-ITC15; quiz ITC2-16.

    Wang, KK and Sampliner RE. Updated guidelines 2008 for the diagnosis, surveillance and therapy of Barrett's esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008;103:788-797.

    Shaheen NJ, Sharma P, Overholt BF, Wolfsen HC, Sampliner RE, Wang KK, et al. Radiofrequency ablation in Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia. N Engl J Med. 2009;360:2277-2288.