Published in Gastroenterology Week, November 14th, 2005
"New mucosal ablative techniques that can be used in the esophagus have emerged over the past two decades. These techniques have been developed primarily to treat the precursors of esophageal adenocarcinoma: dysplasia in Barrett esophagus and early esophageal cancer," a review in Maryland reported.
"Although high-grade dysplasia and early stage cancer can be treated with esophagectomy, the inherent morbidity and mortality of esophageal adenocarcinoma and the morbidities, difficulties, costs and limitations of the current technology mean that there has been a...
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