Enhancement of residual Barretts tissue during thermal ablation with use of lugols iodine chromoendoscopy: a prospective study

@article{Weston2000EnhancementOR,
  title={Enhancement of residual Barretts tissue during thermal ablation with use of lugols iodine chromoendoscopy: a prospective study},
  author={Allan P. Weston and Prateek V. Sharma},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={95},
  pages={2441-2442}
}
more portable than a standard endoscope has been developed that is highly sensitive and specific for BE and can be performed without sedation in an outpatient setting. We evaluated the cost-effectiveness (CE) of using the new endoscope to screen for BE. Methods: A CE model was created to compare three strategies of screening 50 year old patients with GERD: no screening, screening using standard endoscopy (SE), and screening using the UTE. Patients identified with esophageal abnormalities with… CONTINUE READING