Endoscopy 2018; 50(01): v1
DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-123358
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21 December 2017 (online)


    Javier Aranda-Hernández et al. Hot avulsion may be effective as salvage treatment for focal Barrett’s esophagus remaining after endoscopic therapy for dysplasia or early cancer: a preliminary study

    This is the first study to examine hot avulsion for the removal of small residual Barrett’s areas (< 1 cm) following standard Barrett’s eradication therapy. Among 35 patients, hot avulsion achieved complete Barrett’s eradication with only one patient requiring a second treatment. Bleeding occurred in two patients, and cautery artifacts impaired patho„logy assessment in 20 % of specimens.
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