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A Journal on Surgery

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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0026-4733

Online ISSN 1827-1626

 

Minerva Chirurgica 2016 October;71(5):300-10

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Endotherapies for Barrett esophagus

Robert D. BENNETT, Vic VELANOVICH

Division of General Surgery, The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA

Barrett esophagus (BE) is becoming an increasingly common complication. It places patients at higher risk for esophageal adenocaricnoma. Surveillance and acid suppression has been the mainstay of treatment. Recent advances in endoscopic therapies have allowed irradication of BE and reduction in cancer risk. This article reviews the available endotherapies and their efficacy.

language: English


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