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The prevalence of gastric heterotopia of the proximal esophagus is underestimated, but preneoplasia is rare - correlation with Barrett’s esophagus

Peitz, Ulrich, Vieth, Michael, Evert, Matthias, Arand, Jovana, Roessner, Albert and Malfertheiner, Peter (2017) The prevalence of gastric heterotopia of the proximal esophagus is underestimated, but preneoplasia is rare - correlation with Barrett’s esophagus. BMC Gastroenterology 17 (1).

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Abstract

Background: The previously reported prevalence of gastric heterotopia in the cervical esophagus, also termed inlet patch (IP), varies substantially, ranging from 0.18 to 14%. Regarding cases with adenocarcinoma within IP, some experts recommend to routinely obtain biopsies from IP for histopathology. Another concern is the reported relation to Barrett's esophagus. The objectives of the study were ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Pathologie
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10.1186/s12876-017-0644-3DOI
Keywords:CERVICAL INLET PATCH; UPPER THORACIC ESOPHAGUS; BAND IMAGING ENDOSCOPY; CLINICAL CHARACTERISTICS; HELICOBACTER-PYLORI; INTESTINAL METAPLASIA; MUCOSA; ADENOCARCINOMA; ASSOCIATION; DIAGNOSIS; Gastric heterotopia; Inlet patch; Esophagus; Preneoplasia; Intestinal metaplasia; Barrett's esophagus
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:39368
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