Oral Presentations: Development of Biomarkers to Predict Malignant Progression of Barrett's Oesophagus


Introduction: The incidence of oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC) has increased dramatically over recent years and Barrett's oesophagus (BO) is the most established risk factor for its development. Endoscopic surveillance of BO has been widely advocated but hinges on assessment of repeated endoscopic biopsies, which is problematic. The use of biomarkers… (More)