Barrett's esophagus: Surveillance and reversal

Christine P.J. Caygill, Katerina Dvorak, George Triadafilopoulos, Valter Nilton Felix, John D. Horwhat, Joo Ha Hwang, Melissa P. Upton, Xingde Li, Sanjay Nandurkar, Lauren B. Gerson, Gary W. Falk

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The following on surveillance and reversal of Barrett's esophagus (BE) includes commentaries on criteria for surveillance even when squamous epithelium stains normally with a variety of biomarkers; the long-term follow-up of surgery versus endoscopic ablation of BE; the recommended surveillance intervals in patients without dysplasia; the sampling problems related to anatomic changes following fundoplication; the value of tissue spectroscopy and optical coherence tomography; the cost-effectiveness of biopsy protocols for surveillance; the quality of life of Barrett's patients; and risk stratification and surveillance strategies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-209
Number of pages14
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 2011


  • Absence IM
  • Antireflux surgery
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Cancer incidence
  • Collis gastroplasty
  • DNA damage
  • Dysplasia
  • Endoscopy
  • Esomeprazole
  • Fundoplication
  • Incomplete ablation
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • PPI
  • Postsurgical endoscopy
  • Presence IM
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Surveillance guidelines
  • Time trade-off technique

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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