Current management of Barrett's oesophagus

Williamson, J. M. L.; Almond, L. M.; Shepherd, N. A.; Barr, H.
May 2012
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);May2012, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p271
Academic Journal
The article discusses the symptoms, causes and diagnosis of Barrett's oesophagus, one of the most common pre-malignant conditions. The current guidelines as well as different management regimes for Barrett's oesophagus including medication, endotherapies, and operative interventions are described. Combined modality endotherapy (endoscopic mucosal resection followed by ablation) is recommended as the first-line treatment for patients with high-grade dysplasia.


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