New Screening Methods for Barrett Esophagus

  G&H  How are patients typically screened for Barrett esophagus? MS  The most common way gastroenterologists screen for Barrett esophagus (BE) is with upper endoscopy (ie, […]

Management of Barrett Esophagus Following Radiofrequency Ablation

  Abstract: Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) effectively treats dysplastic Barrett esophagus (BE), reduces the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), and infrequently produces complications. Complications of RFA include […]

Endoscopic Management of Barrett Esophagus

  G&H  What are the current guideline recommendations regarding endoscopic screening and surveillance for Barrett esophagus? NS  A risk-based algorithm, based upon multiple factors, is used […]

Evaluation of Dysplasia in Barrett Esophagus

  Abstract: Barrett esophagus (BE) is the precursor lesion to adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. The current surveillance strategy of 4-quadrant Seattle protocol biopsies has been associated […]

Optical Coherence Tomography for Barrett Esophagus

  G&H  Can you provide a brief overview of optical coherence tomography? VK  Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an advanced imaging technology that was developed in […]

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