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The definition and management of Barrett's oesophagus: a case report, review of the literature and a suggestion for the future.

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The definition of Barrett's oesophagus continues to evolve and there has been divergence in the diagnostic criteria internationally, which has implications for surveillance practices and research inclusion criteria. Here we describe the case of a 69-year-old female with 10 cm of gastric-type columnar-lined oesophagus confirmed on histochemical staining. Surveillance biopsies, performed according to protocol, revealed an intramucosal adenocarcinoma. The patient was successfully treated with a ...

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10.1136/bcr.07.2008.0450

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ case reports
Volume:
2009
Issue:
jun01 1
Pages:
733-745
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1757-790X
ISSN:
1757-790X
URN:
uuid:e68a5515-bf89-4d24-923c-7f676e778afa
Source identifiers:
472428
Local pid:
pubs:472428
Language:
English

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