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Out now: Barrett‘s esophagus has genetic profile similar to cancer.

21.02.2014 by Reflux Medical

Barrett‘s esophagus develops as a consequence of Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD) within the lower end of the gullet and harbors an increased annual cancer risk (0.5%-0.7%).

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Barrett Esophagus

Inherited forms of Barrett‘s esophagus and esophageal cancer.

21.02.2014 by Reflux Medical

Barrett‘s esophagus represents the morphological consequence of Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( Heartburn, acid regurgitation, asthma) and predisposes to the development of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

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Barrett‘s esophagus: elimination of cancer risk

06.03.2013 by Reflux Medical

Barrett‘s esophagus is a premalignant tissue within the outlet of the esophagus (gullet), which develops as a consequence of longstanding Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD). Abnormal eating behavior (too much, often, sweet and fat) causes the break down of the anti Reflux valve in the lower end of the gullet, as a consequence Reflux of gastric content occurs and inflames the esophagus, this drives the formation of Barrett‘s esophagus.

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Barrett Esophagus 2013

06.03.2013 by Reflux Medical

Barrett‘s esophagus represents the morphologic manifestation of Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD; Heartburn, acid regurgitation, coughing) and is a known risk factor for the development of esophageal cancer.

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Algorithm for treating Barrett's Esophagus

Barrett Esophagus without dysplasia

09.12.2012 by Reflux Medical

Barrett‘s esophagus results from gastroesophageal Reflux and harbors an increased annual cancer risk (0.1%-0.7%). Via low and high grade Dysplasia Barrett‘s may develop cancer. Therefore, elimination of Barrett‘s esophagus without Dysplasia is considered for cancer prevention (1). 

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