Items Tagged ‘cytosponge’

March 26th, 2015

Cytosponge Offers Minimally Invasive Screening Option for Barrett’s Esophagus


Screening for Barrett’s esophagus with a new device called a Cytosponge is accurate compared to endoscopy but less expensive and easier on patients. These findings were reported in the journal PLoS Medicine. Barrett’s esophagus is a pre-cancerous condition of the esophagus. It means that there is a type of cell called columnar epithelial cells present […]

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