Buried dysplasia and early adenocarcinoma arising in barrett esophagus after porfimer-photodynamic therapy.

@article{MinoKenudson2007BuriedDA,
  title={Buried dysplasia and early adenocarcinoma arising in barrett esophagus after porfimer-photodynamic therapy.},
  author={Mari Mino-Kenudson and Shinichi Ban and Masaya Ohana and William Peter Puricelli and Vikram Deshpande and Michio Shimizu and Norman Shizuaki Nishioka and Gregory Yves Lauwers},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={403-9}
}
The restoration of squamous epithelium after photodynamic therapy (PDT) for Barrett esophagus (BE) and its related neoplasms has been noted. It may result in the development of buried neoplasms and/or BE underneath restored squamous epithelium which maintain their potential for malignant transformation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, endoscopic, and histologic characteristics and also response to further treatment of buried neoplastic epithelium developing after PDT… CONTINUE READING

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