Barrett’s esophagus: Histopathologic definitions and diagnostic criteria


Adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus is rising more rapidly in incidence than any other visceral malignancy in the Western world. It is well established that most, if not all, of these tumors develop in Barrett’s esophagus via the metaplasia-dysplasia-carcinoma sequence and could theoretically be detected at an early stage, but despite this, the majority… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00268-003-7050-4


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