Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 377–381 | Cite as

Revised radiologic concepts of the Barrett esophagus

  • A. H. Robbins
  • M. E. Vincent
  • M. Saini
  • E. M. Schimmel


The radiologic findings in 39 cases of histologically proven Barrett esophagus are reviewed. Esophageal strictures were not found in 18% of the cases, and when present were more often distally located. Esophageal ulcers were found in only 46% of the patients. In 13% of the cases neither ulcer nor stricture was found. The majority (72%) of these cases did not fit the classic stereotype of high esophageal stricture and/or ulcer.

Key words

Barrett esophagus Esophagitis Reflux esophagitis Hiatus hernia 


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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. H. Robbins
    • 1
  • M. E. Vincent
    • 1
  • M. Saini
    • 1
  • E. M. Schimmel
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyTufts University School of Medicine and Veterans Administration HospitalBostonUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineBoston University School of Medicine and the Veterans Administration HospitalBostonUSA

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