Barrett's esophagus: Weighing the risks

Kimberly M. Persley, Stuart Jon Spechler

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

This complication of persistent GERD predisposes to the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma. While GERD may be controlled with proton pump inhibitors or antireflux surgery, Barrett's esophagus may warrant regular endoscopic surveillance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)23-33
Number of pages11
JournalPatient Care
Volume36
Issue number12
StatePublished - Oct 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management

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