Barrett’s Oesophagus: Epidemiology, diagnosis and clinical managementDescription
This module discusses the epidemiology of Barrett’s oesophagus and its relationship to cancer, and considers recent developments around screening and surveillance, in review of the management of dysplasia and early adenocarcinoma arising in Barrett’s oesophagus. It is based on comprehensive Australian guidelines recently published by Cancer Council Australia.
- Become aware of the risk factors of the disease, and understands the clinical importance of endoscopic surveillance with confirmed Barrett’s oesophagus
- Be familiar with the Australian guidelines, developed to aid practitioners in managing patients with Barrett’s oesophagus and early oesophageal adenocarcinoma
- Recognise new techniques to treat patients with dysplasia and early oesophageal adenocarcinoma