Barrett's esophagus: lessons from recent clinical trials

Authors Daniela Golger, Andreas Probst, Helmut Messmann.


Data from recent studies cast doubt on former recommendations on diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus. Based on latest research findings several Gastroenterological Associations actualized their guidelines and international experts compiled consensus statements as practical help for clinicians. In this review we discuss recent trials and their impact on clinical practice, current recommendations and persisting controversies in Barrett's esophagus.

Keywords Barrett's esophagus, esophageal adenocarcinoma, endoscopic eradication, endoscopic mucosal resection, endoscopic submucosal dissection

Ann Gastroenterol 2016; 29 (4): 417-423

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