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A new study from researchers at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania reports that endoluminal (endoscopic) therapies, combining resection and ablation techniques, for patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia or early mucosal cancer have a high success rate, with durable results and a low risk of complications.
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a safe and effective option for the treatment of dysplastic Barrett's esophagus that attains lasting response.
Atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia are two important precursory lesions in the process of intestinal type gastric cancer.
Gastric cancer remains a significant problem globally.
By Gologan, Adrian Acquafondata, Marie; Dhir, Rajiv; Sepulveda, Antonia R Context.-Polymeric immunoglobulin receptor (PIgR) expression has been found in gastric mucosa and gastric cancers, but it is not known whether PIgR expression is related to background intestinal metaplasia nor the patterns of PIgR expression in tumors arising in the distal esophagus and gastroesophageal (GE) junction.