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Diagnosis and Endoscopic Management of Barrett's Esophagus: an Italian Experts' Opinion based document.

Authors
  • Costamagna, Guido1
  • Battaglia, Giorgio2
  • Repici, Alessandro3
  • Fiocca, Roberto4
  • Rugge, Massimo5
  • Spada, Cristiano6
  • Villanacci, Vincenzo7
  • 1 Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy; IHU, Strasbourg, USIAS, University of Strasbourg, France. Electronic address: [email protected] , (France)
  • 2 Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Padova, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 3 Department of Gastroenterology Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Milan, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 4 Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, Anatomic Pathology Division, University of Genoa and IRCCS San Martino/IST, Genoa, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 5 Department of Medicine, DIMED, Pathology Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 6 Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, Rome, Italy; Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Fondazione Poliambulanza, Brescia, Italy. , (Italy)
  • 7 Pathology Section, Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, Spedali Civili and University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy. , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
49
Issue
12
Pages
1306–1313
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.dld.2017.08.034
PMID: 28969923
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The generated statements highlight the Italian contribution to the European Position Statement of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. The Italian statements preserve peculiarities when dealing with the endoscopic management of BE and wishes to be considered as a contribution for the care of BE patients even with a low risk of progression to esophageal neoplasia.

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