Barrett's oesophagus

@article{Shaheen2009BarrettsO,
  title={Barrett's oesophagus},
  author={N. Shaheen and J. Richter},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2009},
  volume={373},
  pages={850-861}
}
  • N. Shaheen, J. Richter
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Barrett's oesophagus is a metaplastic change of the lining of the oesophagus, such that the normal squamous epithelium is replaced by specialised or intestinalised columnar epithelium. The disorder seems to be a complication of chronic gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, although asymptomatic individuals might also be affected, and it is a risk factor for the development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma, a cancer with rapidly increasing incidence in developed societies. We review the presentation… CONTINUE READING
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