Prevalence of adenocarcinoma at esophagectomy for Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia.

@article{Nasr2011PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of adenocarcinoma at esophagectomy for Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia.},
  author={John Nasr and Robert E. Schoen},
  journal={Journal of gastrointestinal oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={
          34-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia (HGD) may require surgical resection because of the risk of concomitant adenocarcinoma. The prevalence of invasive, occult carcinoma (≥stage 1B) in this setting has varied. We investigated the association of adenocarcinoma at operative resection for high grade dysplasia. METHODS Using an electronic medical record, we identified patients who underwent esophagectomy for high grade dysplasia at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center… CONTINUE READING

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