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[Progression from intestinal metaplasia to adenocarcinoma in Barrett s esophagus: usefulness of endoscopic surveillance].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista médica de Chile
0034-9887
Publisher
SciELO Comision Nacional de Investigacion Cientifica Y Tecnologica
Publication Date
Volume
131
Issue
6
Pages
587–596
Identifiers
PMID: 12942585
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Progression to adenocarcinoma may occur even in absence of reflux symptoms while on acid suppression therapy. Detection at early stage intestinal metaplasia in the esophagus offers a high chance of cure after surgical resection.

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