Comparison of focal cryoballoon ablation with 10- and 8-second doses for treatment of Barrett’s esophagus–related neoplasia: results from a prospective European multicenter study (with video)

Post written by Charlotte N. Frederiks, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, and the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Focal cryoballoon ablation is investigated for the treatment of Barrett’s esophagus–related neoplasia in a European multicenter study known as the …

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Complete endoscopic resection for Barrett’s HGD and/or early cancer

Farzan F. Bahin, MBBS (Hons), FRACP, MPhil, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Westmead Hospital, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia discusses this Original Article, "Long-term outcomes of a primary complete endoscopic resection strategy for short-segment Barrett’s esophagus with high-grade dysplasia and/or early esophageal adenocarcinoma." The optimal therapy for Barrett’s high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and …

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