Don't wait for sxs
Barrett's epithelium occurs as a terminal event in those with chronic gerd, but gerd symptoms may be mild or absent.
Don't wait to feel sick since barrett's leads to esophagus cancer
. Poorly treated barrett's can progress by replacing more & more of the esophagus lining, & can become dysplastic. Barrett's warrants surveillance endoscopy
, aggressive acid suppression, & maybe ablation