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The challenges of Barrett's - suppression, symptoms or surveillance


Playford, RJ, The challenges of Barrett's - suppression, symptoms or surveillance, Best Practice & Research: Clinical Gastroenterology , 18, (Supplement S) pp. 47-53. ISSN 1521-6918 (2004) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.bpg.2004.06.012


Barrett's esophagus is a metaplastic change related to esophageal reflux of acidic gastric contents. Its presence is associated with an increased risk of adenocarcinoma. The data behind our current clinical strategies are, however, based on limited evidence. This document considers the sort of information that should be discussed with patients to allow them to make their own choices regarding therapeutic strategies. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Clinical sciences
Research Field:Gastroenterology and hepatology
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Playford, RJ (Professor Ray Playford)
ID Code:72925
Year Published:2004
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2011-09-05
Last Modified:2011-09-05

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