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What is the treatment for barrett esophagus?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Watch , ablate

If high grade dysplasia then radiofrequency ablation should be done.
If only low grade dysplasia or no dysplasia then we monitor with serial endoscopies.

In brief: Watch , ablate

If high grade dysplasia then radiofrequency ablation should be done.
If only low grade dysplasia or no dysplasia then we monitor with serial endoscopies.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Barrett's.

This is a change in the esophagus in response to longstanding reflux.
It is a precancerous change which requires frequent surveillance EGDs to make sure cancer is not developing. If Barrett's is found, the abnormal areas can be ablated so that they do not progress to cancer.

In brief: Barrett's.

This is a change in the esophagus in response to longstanding reflux.
It is a precancerous change which requires frequent surveillance EGDs to make sure cancer is not developing. If Barrett's is found, the abnormal areas can be ablated so that they do not progress to cancer.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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