Long-term endoscopic surveillance of patients with Barrett's esophagus. incidence of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma: a prospective study

@article{Conio2003LongtermES,
  title={Long-term endoscopic surveillance of patients with Barrett's esophagus. incidence of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma: a prospective study},
  author={M{\'a}ssimo Conio and Sabrina Blanchi and Gabriella Lapertosa and Roberto Ferraris and Renato Sablich and Santino Marchi and Vittorio D'onofrio and Teresa Lacchin and Gaetano Iaquinto and Guido Missale and Paolo Ravelli and Renzo Cestari and Giorgio Benedetti and Giuseppe Macr{\`i} and R Fiocca and Francesco Munizzi and Rosa Filiberti},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2003},
  volume={98},
  pages={1931-1939}
}
OBJECTIVE:Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a premalignant condition for which regular endoscopic follow-up is usually advised. We evaluated the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma (AC) in patients with BE and the impact of endoscopic surveillance on mortality from AC.METHODS:A cohort of newly diagnosed BE patients was studied prospectively. Endoscopic and… CONTINUE READING