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Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Barrett’s-Related Neoplasia

  • Kumar KrishnanEmail author
  • Srinadh Komanduri
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Abstract

Barrett’s esophagus is the primary precursor lesion for esophageal adenocarcinoma. Historically, dysplastic Barrett’s esophagus has been treated with esophagectomy. Recent advances in endoscopic eradication techniques have resulted in minimally invasive treatments for early Barrett’s-associated neoplasia. Here, we discuss endoscopic mucosal resection techniques for Barrett’s-related neoplasia. These techniques have been demonstrated to be very safe and effective for the treatment of early neoplasia and represent a critical adjunct in the overall endoscopic management of Barrett’s esophagus.

Keywords

Barrett’s esophagus Endoscopic mucosal resection Dysplasia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of GastroenterologyUnderwood Center for Digestive Disorders, Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical CollegeHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Internal Medicine, Division of GastroenterologyNorthwestern University, Feinberg School of MedicineChicagoUSA

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