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Detecting intestinal metaplasia: Eight biopsies required

Am J Gastroenterol 2007; 102: 1154–1161 MedWire News: Clinicians should carry out eight biopsies per endoscopy to diagnose benign intestinal metaplasia in patients with long-segment Barrett’s esophagus (LSBE), suggests data from an observational study. Rebecca Harrison (University Hospitals of Leicester, UK) and colleagues retrospectively analyzed the histological slides from 125 consecutive patients identified as having… Read More

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