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Role of narrow band imaging in barrett's esophagus.
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PMID:  21535208     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The present recommended strategy for detection of dysplasia and cancer in Barrett's esophagus is by randomly carrying out four quadrant biopsies every 2 cm. This approach is however prone to sampling error. Narrow band imaging has been routinely available for clinical use for more than half a decade now. This review will focus on the available data to date on the role of narrow band imaging in the detection and characterization of specialized intestinal metaplasia, high grade dysplasia and intramucosal cancer in Barrett's esophagus.
Rajvinder Singh; Nazree Nordeen; Ganesanathan Shanmuganathan; Prem Harichander Thurairajah; Yasser Maqbool Bhat
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Digestive endoscopy : official journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society     Volume:  23 Suppl 1     ISSN:  1443-1661     ISO Abbreviation:  Dig Endosc     Publication Date:  2011 May 
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Created Date:  2011-05-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9101419     Medline TA:  Dig Endosc     Country:  Australia    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  83-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2011 The Authors. Digestive Endoscopy © 2011 Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society.
Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Lyell McEwin Hospital/University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Pantai Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, UK Interventional Endoscopy Services, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA.
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