Endoscopic ablation of Barrett’s esophagus

@article{Fennerty1999EndoscopicAO,
  title={Endoscopic ablation of Barrett’s esophagus},
  author={Michael B. Fennerty},
  journal={Current Gastroenterology Reports},
  year={1999},
  volume={1},
  pages={210-213}
}
Barrett’s esophagus is a premalignant lesion of the esophagus that arises as an abnormal tissue response to epithelial injury from gastroesophageal reflux. Barrett’s esophagus has previously been considered an irreversible lesion that required life-long surveillance to prevent malignant transformation. Recently, combination therapy with pharmacologic or surgical control of acid reflux combined with endoscopic delivery of a mucosal injury appears to have the capability of reversing superficial… CONTINUE READING

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