The use of imaging and biomarkers in diagnosing Barrett's esophagus and predicting the risk of neoplastic progression.

Abstract

Long-standing gastroesophageal reflux disease can result in transformation of the normal squamous lining of the esophagus into columnar epithelium (with goblet cells). This condition, Barrett's esophagus (BE), is considered a risk factor for esophageal cancer (EAC) and may be the cause of the increased incidence of EAC over the last few decades. Currently… (More)
DOI: 10.1586/14737159.2014.919856

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