Barrett's esophagus: histology and immunohistology
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The following on histology and immunohistology of Barrett's esophagus (BE) includes commentaries on the various difficulties remaining in reaching a consensus on the definition of BE; the difficulties in the characterization of intestinal and cardiac mucosa, and in the role of submucosal glands in the development of BE; the importance of a new monoclonal antibody to recognize esophageal intestinal mucosa; the importance of pseudo goblet cells; the best techniques for the endoscopic detection of Barrett's epithelium; and the biomarkers for identification of patients predisposed to the development of BE.
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