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Endoscopic Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus

  • Richard E. Sampliner

Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Herbert C. Wolfsen, Michael B. Wallace
    Pages 1-20
  3. V. Raman Muthusamy, Prateek Sharma
    Pages 91-105
  4. Kenneth K. Wang, Yutaka Tomazawa
    Pages 107-117
  5. Oliver Pech, Hendrik Manner, Christian Ell
    Pages 119-129
  6. V. Raman Muthusamy, Kenneth J. Chang
    Pages 131-154
  7. Michael J. Krier, Pankaj Jay Pasricha
    Pages 155-164
  8. Patrick Yachimski, Chin Hur
    Pages 165-185
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 187-191

About this book

Introduction

Endoscopic Therapy is emerging as the preferred therapy for early neoplasia in Barrett's Esophagus. This volume provides the key decision making factors in determining endoscopic therapy for an individual patient. All current techniques and complications of ET are provided including, photodynamic therapy (PDT), APC, multipolar electrocoagulation (MPEC), RF, ER, and cryotherapy. Each technique includes "how to highlights", high quality color endoscopic images, line drawings and diagrams. Endoscopic imaging modalities to detect dysplasia, decision making in the clinical arena and cost-effectiveness of ablation are some of the additional topics discussed in this highly practical volume. Written by experts in the field of endoscopic therapy, this text educates GI practitioners and researchers about this under-utilized approach to the treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus.

Keywords

Ablation Atmen Endoscopic therapy Esophagectomy High grade dysplasia Surgery endoscopy

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard E. Sampliner
    • 1
  1. 1.College of MedicineUniversity of ArizonaTucsonU.S.A.

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-60327-445-6
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2009
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60327-444-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60327-445-6
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