Endoscopy for diagnosis and treatment in esophageal cancers: High-technology assessment

Junichi Akiyama, Srinadh Komanduri, Vani J.A. Konda, Hiroshi Mashimo, Sabrena Noria, George Triadafilopoulos

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Abstract

The following, from the 12th OESO World Conference: Cancers of the Esophagus, includes commentaries on the endoscopic tools to recognize squamous cell dysplasia; confocal laser endomicroscopy for Barrett's esophagus; confocal microscopy in the cancer patient; optical coherence tomography in the assessment of subsquamous Barrett's metaplasia; endoscopic mucosal resection for high-grade dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus; HALO in the treatment of squamous dysplasia; and the use of fluorescence in situ hybridization to detect dysplasia and adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett's esophagus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-88
Number of pages12
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Volume1325
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2014

Keywords

  • Confocal
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection
  • Endoscopy
  • FISH
  • HALO
  • OESO
  • Optical coherence tomography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science

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