Longer inspection time is associated with increased detection of high-grade dysplasia and esophageal adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus.

BACKGROUND Current guidelines recommend that endoscopic surveillance of Barrett's esophagus (BE) be performed by using a strict biopsy protocol. However, novel methods to improve BE surveillance are still needed. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of Barrett's inspection time (BIT) on yield of surveillance. DESIGN Post hoc analysis of data obtained from a… CONTINUE READING