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A 48-year-old male asked:

What is the average time frame from gerd to barrett's esophagus to barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Time: After review of literature the typical time frame is around 5 years from symptomatic GERD symptoms to development of Barrett 's esopahgus. There is long-segment Barrett's ( 2-3 cm) and short-segment (less than 2cm) For long segment estimated cancer development at 0.5% per year. Short segment not known.

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