Barrett’s Esophagus with High-Grade Dysplasia
When Barrett’s esophagus (BE) complicates gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is carcinoma far behind? The finding of high-grade dysplasia in this setting increases the stakes for adequate management of GERD and raises the possibility that a more definitive management strategy—surgical resection—might be required. This chapter explores options for the treatment of an older male patient with multiple comorbidities, in whom this condition is found.
KeywordsEndoscopic Mucosal Resection Argon Plasma Coagulation Open Esophagectomy Total Esophagectomy Laparoscopic Transhiatal Esophagectomy
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