ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus

  title={ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus},
  author={N. Shaheen and G. Falk and P. Iyer and L. Gerson},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  • N. Shaheen, G. Falk, +1 author L. Gerson
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Barrett’s esophagus (BE) is among the most common conditions encountered by the gastroenterologist. In this document, the American College of Gastroenterology updates its guidance for the best practices in caring for these patients. These guidelines continue to endorse screening of high-risk patients for BE; however, routine screening is limited to men with reflux symptoms and multiple other risk factors. Acknowledging recent data on the low risk of malignant progression in patients with… CONTINUE READING
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    The goal of this study is to optimize Barrett's Esophagus (BE) screening to reduce the incidence, morbidity, and mortality of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma (EAC).  
    ConditionsBarrett's Esophagus, Esophagus Adenocarcinoma, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    This is a prospective randomized clinical trial examining how IRIS (Intelligent Real-time Image Segmentation) affects biopsy patterns in VLE (Volumetric laser endomicroscopy).  
    ConditionsBarrett's Esophagus With Dysplasia, Barrett's Esophagus With Dysplasia, Unspecified, Barrett's Esophagus With High Grade Dysplasia, (+2 more)
    InterventionDiagnostic Test
    Barrett's esophagus is a complication of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease that occurs in up to 10% to 15% of patients with this pathology. Well-defined risk factors have been… Expand
    ConditionsBarretts Esophagus With Low Grade Dysplasia, Dysplasia, Intestinal Metaplasia
    InterventionDiagnostic Test
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