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Barrett's esophagus and cardiac intestinal metaplasia: two conditions within the same spectrum.

Authors
  • White, Nicole M1
  • Gabril, Manal
  • Ejeckam, Gershon
  • Mathews, Maria
  • Fardy, John
  • Kamel, Fady
  • Doré, Jules
  • Yousef, George M
  • 1 BioMedical Sciences, Memorial University, St John's, Canada. , (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2008
Volume
22
Issue
4
Pages
369–375
Identifiers
PMID: 18414711
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A semiquantitative CK7/CK20 pattern can be used to confirm BE even in the absence of histological evidence. The subgroup of CIM with acid reflux may develop into BE and may need closer follow-up.

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