Barrett's esophagus: treatments of adenocarcinomas I

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2011 Sep;1232:248-64. doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06055.x.


The following on the treatments of adenocarcinomas in Barrett's esophagus contains commentaries on endo mucosal resection; choice between other ablative therapies; the remaining genetic abnormalities following stepwise endoscopic mucosal resection and possible recurrences; the Fotelo-Fotesi PDT; the CT TNM classification of early stages of Barrett's carcinoma; the indications of lymphadenectomy in intramucosal cancer; the differences in lymph node yield in transthoracic versus transhiatal dissection; video-assisted lymphadenectomy; and the importance of the length of proximal esophageal resectipon; and indications of sentinel node dissection.

MeSH terms

  • Adenocarcinoma / diagnostic imaging
  • Adenocarcinoma / pathology
  • Adenocarcinoma / therapy*
  • Barrett Esophagus / diagnostic imaging
  • Barrett Esophagus / pathology*
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / pathology
  • Esophageal Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed