Barrett's esophagus: histology and immunohistology Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • 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.

authors

  • Barr, Hugh
  • Upton, Melissa P
  • Orlando, Roy C
  • Armstrong, David
  • Vieth, Michael
  • Neumann, Helmut
  • Langner, Cord
  • Wiley, Elizabeth L
  • Das, Kiron M
  • Pickett-Blakely, Octavia E
  • Bajpai, Manisha
  • Amenta, Peter S
  • Bennett, Ana
  • Going, James J
  • Younes, Mamoun
  • Wang, Helen H
  • Taddei, Antonio
  • Freschi, Giancarlo
  • Ringressi, Maria Novella
  • Degli'Innocenti, Duccio Rossi
  • Castiglione, Francesca
  • Bechi, Paolo

publication date

  • September 2011