Items Tagged ‘Barrett’s Esophagus Esophageal Cancer’

October 24, 2008

Guidelines Do Not Recommend Endoscopy for GERD

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Guidelines Do Not Recommend Endoscopy for GERD The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has released a medical position statement that recommends against using endoscopy for the screening of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). These results were recently published in the journal Gastroenterology. GERD, also referred to as heartburn, is a condition in which the acidic […]

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Tags: Barrett's Esophagus Esophageal Cancer, Screening/Prevention Esophageal Cancer