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ALLMedicine™ Barrett Esophagus Center

Research & Reviews  178 results

Is There an Increasing Incidence of Gastroesophageal Junctional Adenocarcinoma and Barr...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000519922
Digestion Tan PO, Soh AYS et. al.

Nov 16th, 2021 - Epidemiology data of gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancers in Asia are extremely scarce. It is hardly registered by any cancer registry in the region, and only a few reports are available. Based on existing literature works, the overall trend in...

How are we measuring health-related quality of life in patients with a Barrett Esophagu...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-021-03009-7 10.1093/dote/doy086 10.1007/s10620-020-06377-1
Quality of Life Research : an International Journal of Qu... van der Ende-van Loon MCM, Stoker A et. al.

Nov 9th, 2021 - Barrett esophagus (BE) is associated with a significant decrease of health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Too often, patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are applied without considering what they measure and for which purposes they are suit...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/176595-workup

Oct 20th, 2021 - Approach Considerations Mandatory studies include upper GI endoscopy and manometry. Endoscopy can help confirm the diagnosis of reflux by demonstrating complications of reflux (esophagitis, strictures, Barrett esophagus) and can help in evaluating...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/176595-treatment

Oct 20th, 2021 - Approach Considerations Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) involves a stepwise approach. The goals are to control symptoms, to heal esophagitis, and to prevent recurrent esophagitis or other complications. The treatment is based o...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Workup
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/176595-workup

Oct 20th, 2021 - Approach Considerations Mandatory studies include upper GI endoscopy and manometry. Endoscopy can help confirm the diagnosis of reflux by demonstrating complications of reflux (esophagitis, strictures, Barrett esophagus) and can help in evaluating...

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Guidelines  1 results

The Use of Ancillary Stains in the Diagnosis of Barrett Esophagus and Barrett Esophagus...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PAS.0000000000000819
The American Journal of Surgical Pathology; Srivastava A, Appelman H et. al.

Mar 2nd, 2017 - Barrett esophagus (BE) is a known risk factor for the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma. Pathologists play a critical role in confirming the diagnosis of BE and BE-associated dysplasia. As these diagnoses are not always straightforward on r...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

A Study Comparing the Effectiveness of EndoRotor Versus Radiofrequency in Treating Barrett's Esophagus
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04867590

Apr 30th, 2021 - Barrett Esophagus is a common pathology, with an estimated prevalence of 1.6% at risk of progression to precancerous mucosa (low to high grade dysplasia). The incidence of adenocarcinoma on BE is 0.5% per year. In the event of dysplasia or cancer ...

Endoscopy Every 2 Years or Only as Needed in Monitoring Patients With Barrett Esophagus
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00987857

Aug 22nd, 2017 - OBJECTIVES: Primary To establish whether endoscopic surveillance every 2 years or endoscopy at need only is superior in terms of overall survival and, if neither is superior, whether endoscopy at need only is non-inferior to surveillance every 2 y...

Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus in Barrett Esophagus Compared With Controls
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02549053

Sep 15th, 2015 - Barrett's esophagus (BE) is defined by the replacement of normal stratified squamous epithelium in the distal third of esophagus by specialized intestinal metaplasia. It is related to gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Diagnosis is suspected during...

Esomeprazole Magnesium With or Without Aspirin in Preventing Esophageal Cancer in Patients With Barrett Esophagus
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00474903

Jul 2nd, 2014 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To assess the effects of a 28 day intervention with aspirin 81 mg placebo orally (PO) once daily (QD) + aspirin 325 mg placebo PO QD + esomeprazole 40 mg PO BID versus aspirin 81 mg PO QD + aspirin 325 mg placebo PO QD + eso...

Erlotinib in Treating Patients With Barrett Esophagus
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00566800

Sep 17th, 2013 - OBJECTIVES: Primary To determine if erlotinib hydrochloride can be used as a chemopreventive agent that can cause histologic regression of Barrett esophagus in patients at high risk of developing esophageal cancer associated with high-grade dyspla...

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News  27 results

WATS-3D Plus Seattle Protocol Increases Dysplasia Detection in Barrett Esophagus
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/961036

Oct 18th, 2021 - Wide-area transepithelial sampling with 3D (WATS-3D) analysis increased detection of dysplasia when used as an adjunct to the Seattle forceps biopsy protocol in patients with Barrett's esophagus, according to a recent meta-analysis. While the find...

Fast Five Quiz: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Management
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945392

Feb 12th, 2021 - Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) affects as many as 28% of North American residents. Marked by an excessive backup of gastric contents into the esophagus leading to troublesome symptoms and/or complications, it can result from dysfunction of...

Swallowable 'Sponge on String' to Diagnose Esophageal Cancer
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/935559

Aug 12th, 2020 - An experimental cell-collection device that can be administered without anesthesia in a primary care practice was shown to be better at detecting Barrett esophagus than the standard of care in a community-based clinical trial. Use of this patient-...

Swallowable 'Sponge on String' to Diagnose Esophageal Cancer
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/935559

Aug 12th, 2020 - An experimental cell-collection device that can be administered without anesthesia in a primary care practice was shown to be better at detecting Barrett esophagus than the standard of care in a community-based clinical trial. Use of this patient-...

Canadian Task Force Discourages Esophageal Cancer Screening in GERD Patients
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/934070

Jul 17th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care recommends against screening of adults with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) and precursor conditions, based on the lac...

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