ACG updates guidance for diagnosis, management of Barrett’s esophagus

ACG updates guidance for diagnosis, management of Barrett’s esophagus

The ACG issued revised clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with Barrett’s esophagus, which was published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.The guidelines implement Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) methodology to propose 21 recommendations for the definition and diagnosis of BE, screening for both BE and esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), surveillance and treatment. Of note, the updates broaden acceptable screening modalities to include nonendoscopic methods, liberalized intervals for screening and volumeRead More