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  • dysplastic
  • This is a prospective, multi-center, randomized study to compare the safety and performance of the EndoRotor Mucosal Resection System with continued ablative therapy in subjects with refractory dysplastic Barrett's Esophagus. (centerwatch.com)
  • endoscopy
  • Doctors diagnose Barrett's esophagus with an upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and a biopsy. (nih.gov)
  • Expandable mesh stents can be deployed in the oesophagus at endoscopy, primarily in patients with inoperable oesophageal cancer which is causing dysphagia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Endoscopy usually shows a ring within the lumen of the esophagus which can be of variable size (see picture). (wikipedia.org)
  • surveillance
  • Dit proefschrift laat zien dat de endoscopische behandeling van de dysplastische Barrett slokdarm langzamerhand verschuift naar vroegtijdige endoscopische interventies in plaats van surveillance. (uva.nl)
  • patients
  • These approaches often spare patients from more invasive surgical procedures, such as esophagus removal. (uchospitals.edu)
  • After thermal ablation of Barrett's esophagus, stricture formation is reported in 5 to over 10% of patients. (centerwatch.com)
  • Patients with Schatzki rings can develop intermittent difficulty swallowing or, more seriously, a completely blocked esophagus. (wikipedia.org)
  • barium swallow tests of the esophagus sometimes show Schatzki rings in patients with no swallowing difficulties. (wikipedia.org)
  • About 6 to 14 percent of patients who receive a routine barium swallow test of the esophagus are found to have a Schatzki ring. (wikipedia.org)