Dysphagia

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 117–122 | Cite as

Progression of Barrett's mucosa to adenocarcinoma after antireflux surgery: Radiologic-pathologic correlation

  • Farooq P. Agha
Case Reports

Abstract

A patient with Barrett's esophagus progressed to adenocarcinoma, despite antireflux operation, adequate medical therapy, and regular yearly surveillance by esophageal function tests and endoscopic biopsy. This case stresses the need for closer follow-up of patients with Barrett's esophagus even after adequate control of gastroesophageal reflux by anti-reflux surgery.

Key words

Barrett's esophagus Treatment, antireflux surgery Barrett's mucosa Complication, adenocarcinoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farooq P. Agha
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyEvanston Hospital-McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityEvanstonUSA

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