Endoscopy 2022; 54(06): v20
DOI: 10.1055/a-1677-0945
Author commentary

Author commentary on Sanne N. van Munster et al.


    Sanne N. van Munster et al. Extending treatment criteria for Barrett’s neoplasia: results of a nationwide cohort of 138 endoscopic submucosal dissection procedures

    The outcomes of 130 complete endoscopic submucosal dissections in patients with Barrettʼs esophagus-related neoplasia are reported. The R0 rate for high grade dysplasia/T1a esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) was 87 % and for T1b EAC it was 49 %. As only 29 % of patients with an R1 resection had residual EAC at first endoscopic follow-up after 3 months, careful endoscopic examination at 3 months may help in selecting the optimal treatment approach.



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