Random sampling of esophagogastric junction may be unnecessary following BE eradication

Follow-up esophagogastric junction sampling for intestinal metaplasia may not be necessary in patients after complete and successful eradication therapy for Barrett’s esophagus, researchers reported.“Although indications and treatment protocol for [endoscopic eradication therapy] are well established, follow-up after successful treatment is less well defined,” C.N. Frederiks, MD, of the department of gastroenterology and hepatology at St. Antonius Hospital in the Netherlands, and colleagues wrote in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. “However, in the case of anRead More

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