Barrett's esophagus: Endoscopic diagnosis

Norihisa Ishimura, Yuji Amano, Henry D. Appelman, Roberto Penagini, Andrea Tenca, Gary W. Falk, Roy K.H. Wong, Lauren B. Gerson, Francisco C. Ramirez, J. David Horwhat, Charles J. Lightdale, Kenneth R. Devault, Giancarlo Freschi, Antonio Taddei, Paolo Bechi, Maria Novella Ringressi, Francesca Castiglione, Duccio Rossi Degl'Innocenti, Helen H. Wang, Qin HuangAndrew M. Bellizzi, Mikhail Lisovsky, Amitabh Srivastava, Robert H. Riddell, Lawrence F. Johnson, Michael D. Saunders, Ram Chuttani

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This collection of summaries on endoscopic diagnosis of Barrett's esophagus (BE) includes the best endoscopic markers of the extent of BE; the interpretation of the diagnosis of ultra-short BE; the criteria for endoscopic grading; the sensitivity and specificity of endoscopic diagnosis; capsule and magnifying endoscopy; narrow band imaging; balloon cytology; the distinction between focal and diffuse dysplasia; the techniques for endoscopic detection of dysplasia and the grading systems; and the difficulty of interpretation of inflammatory or regenerative changes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-75
Number of pages23
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Sep 2011


  • 5-ALA sensitization
  • ACG guidelines
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • C&M criteria
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Chromoendoscopy
  • Confocal laser endomicroscopy
  • Endoscopic diagnosis
  • Focal islands
  • Gastroesophageal junction
  • High resolution endoscopy
  • Magnification endoscopy
  • NBI
  • Narrow band imaging
  • Neoplastic progression
  • PPV
  • Palisade vessels
  • PillCam
  • PpIX
  • Prague criteria
  • Protoporphyrin
  • Specialized columnar epithelium
  • Specialized intestinal metaplasia
  • String capsule
  • Trimodal imaging
  • Ultrashort segment
  • Vienna Classification System

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Neuroscience
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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