Barrett's Esophagus and Barrett's-Related Dysplasia

Barrett's esophagus is a complication of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease and can be diagnosed when there is an endoscopic abnormality in which a biopsy shows evidence of specialized columnar epithelium, characterized by the presence of acid mucin-containing goblet cells. Much of the controversy in this body of literature relates to the complex… CONTINUE READING