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Barrett’s Esophagus

Author: Elizabeth A. Boldon RN, MSN

CE: 2 hours
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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, chemo-prevention, ablation therapy and surgery are discussed.

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Course Syllabus

  1. Introduction
  2. What Is Barrett’s Esophagus?
    1. Symptoms
    2. Cause
    3. Risk Factors
  3. Diagnosis Of Barrett’s Esophagus
  4. Complications Of Barrett’s Esophagus
  5. Treatment Of Barrett’s Esophagus
    1. No Dysplasia or Low-Grade Dysplasia
    2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    3. High-grade Dysplasia
      1. Esophagectomy
      2. Endoscopic mucosal resection
      3. Radiofrequency ablation
      4. Photodynamic therapy
      5. Endoscopic spray cryotherapy
  6. Screening For Barrett’s Esophagus
  7. Summary


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