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Barrett's Esophagus

Author: Noah H. Carpenter, MD

CE: 2.5 hours Pharmacology: 0.5 hour
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Course Summary

Barrett's esophagus is acquired over time due to severe injury to the esophageal lining. It may occur as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or without the occurrence of GERD. It can exist as a benign condition or may develop into cancer of the esophagus. Patient survival depends on correct diagnosis, screening/surveillance and treatment. Treatment options, such as acid suppression, chemoprevention, ablation therapy and surgery are discussed.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

I.              Introduction

II.           Epidemiology

III.         Complications of Barrett’s Esophagus

IV.          Risk Factors of Barrett’s Esophagus

1.   Chronic Heartburn and Acid Reflux

2.   Age and Gender

3.   Racial Background

4.   Obesity and Smoking

5.   Erosive Esophagitis

6.   Helicobacter Pylori

7.   Long-segment and Short-segment Barrett’s Esophagus

V.            Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus

VI.          Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus

1.   Non-dysplasia versus Low-grade Dysplasia

2.   Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

VII.       High-grade Dysplasia and Treatment

1.   Esophagectomy

2.   Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

3.   Radiofrequency Ablation

4.   Photodynamic Therapy

5.   Endoscopic Spray Cryotherapy

VIII.     Screening for Barrett’s Esophagus

IX.          Summary

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