Recent Updates in the Endoscopic Diagnosis of Barrett's Oesophagus.

@article{Sharma2016RecentUI,
  title={Recent Updates in the Endoscopic Diagnosis of Barrett's Oesophagus.},
  author={Neel Sharma and Khek Yu Ho},
  journal={Gastrointestinal tumors},
  year={2016},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          109-113
        }
}
BACKGROUND Barrett's oesophagus (BO) is a premalignant condition associated with the development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OAC). Despite the low risk of progression per annum, OAC is associated with significant morbidity and mortality, with an estimated 5-year survival of 10%. Furthermore, the incidence of OAC continues to rise globally. Therefore, it is imperative to detect the premalignant phase of BO and follow up such patients accordingly. SUMMARY The mainstay diagnosis of BO is… CONTINUE READING

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