Barrett’s Esophagus is a condition in which abnormal tissue forms in the lining of the esophagus often as a result of chronic heartburn and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, commonly called GERD. These cells can become cancerous.Barrett’s Esophagus has no signs or symptoms and the cause is unknown. It affects about one percent of adults in the United States, mostly white men, and most often diagnosed at the average age of 50.
Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus
Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus
- Periodic endoscopy
- Treatment for GERD
- Lifestyle changes
- Endoscopic resection
- Radiofrequency ablation
- Photodynamic therapy
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