Barrett's esophagus: diagnosis and management.

Abstract

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and its sequela, Barrett's oesophagus, are the major recognized risk factors for oesophageal adenocarcinoma, a tumour whose frequency has increased dramatically in Western countries over the past few decades. Barrett's oesophagus develops through the process of metaplasia in which one adult cell type replaces another. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.i2373

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