Tools accurately identify risk for neoplastic BE vs frequency, duration of GERD

Detection tools more accurately identified patients at risk for neoplastic Barrett’s esophagus compared with frequency and duration of GERD, according to results published in Gastroenterology.“The HUNT, M-BERET, and Kunzmann tools identify patients with BE with [area under the receiver operating characteristic curve (AUROC)] values ranging from 0.665 to 0.695, and discriminate patients with early neoplasia from patients without BE with AUROC values ranging from 0.763 to 0.796,” Joel H. Rubenstein, MD, from the division of gastroenterology and department of internal medicineRead More

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