Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma, 2nd Edition
June 2006, Wiley-Blackwell
This text is dedicated to Barrett’s esophagus and provides
recent evidence and current approaches to patient management. It
has been completely revised, updated and extended to include the
latest research findings and describes how these affect day-to-day
It includes seven new chapters and even more color images than
the last edition. Each chapter, written by the leading
international experts in the field, provides clear, didactic
guidance on diagnosis, treatment and management of this
Barrett’s Espohagus gives an extensive overview
covering epidemiology, screening, pathology, gastroenterology and
surgery. It looks at the precursor lesions leading to the
development of Barrett’s epithelium, the unique
characteristics of Barrett’s esophagus, and the consequences
of malignant degeneration. All aspects of diagnosis, secondary
prevention, multimodality, and medical and surgical treatment are
This is a complete guide on the latest thinking on diagnosis and treatment of Barrett’s esophagus which can be referred to over and over again.
Ajay Bansal and Prateek Sharma.
2 The Epidemiology and Prevalence of Barrett’s Esophagus.
Alan J. Cameron.
3 Esophageal Adenocarcinoma—Epidemiology and Association with Barrett’s Esophagus.
4 Pathogenesis of Barrett’s Esophagus.
Nicholas J. Clemons, Rebecca C. Fitzgerald, and Michael J. G. Farthing.
5 The Role of Acid and Bile in Barrett’s Esophagus.
Joel E. Richter.
6 Esophageal Motility Abnormalities in Barrett’s Esophagus.
John E. Pandolfino and Peter J. Kahrilas.
7 Mucosal Defense in Barrett’s Esophagus.
Roy C. Orlando.
8 The Role of Helicobacter pylori in Barrett’s Esophagus.
Peter Malfertheiner and Ulrich Peitz.
9 Molecular Biology of Barrett’s Esophagus.
Linda A. Feagins and Rhonda F. Souza.
10 Histology of Barrett’s Esophagus: Metaplasia and Dysplasia.
Joel E. Mendelin and John R. Goldblum.
11 Screening for Barrett’s Esophagus: Targeting High Risk Patients.
Richard E. Sampliner.
12 Surveillance of Barrett’s Esophagus.
Gary W. Falk.
13 The Cost-Effectiveness of Screening and Surveillance to Decrease Mortality from Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
John M. Inadomi and Joel H. Rubenstein.
14 Chromoendoscopy in Barrett’s Esophagus.
M. Brian Fennerty.
15 Surface Imaging in Barrett’s Esophagus: The Role of High-Resolution Endoscopy, Magnifying Endoscopy, and Related Techniques.
Mohammed A. Kara, Prateek Sharma, and Jacques J.G. H. M. Bergman.
16 Emerging Techniques: Spectroscopy.
Stephan M. Wildi and Michael B. Wallace.
17 Emerging Techniques: Optical Coherence Tomography, Confocal Imaging, and Others.
Thomas D. Wang and Jacques Van Dam.
18 Medical Management of Barrett’s Esophagus.
Ernst J. Kuipers.
19 Thermal Endoscopic Therapy of Barrett’s Esophagus.
20 Ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus with Laser and Photodynamic Therapy.
Kenneth K. Wang and Navtej S. Buttar.
21 Endoscopic Resection.
Oliver Pech, Andrea May, and Christian Ell.
22 Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal.
Ann Marie Joyce and Gregory G. Ginsberg.
23 Surgical Therapy of Barrett’s Esophagus and Cancer.
Dave R. Lal and Brant K. Oelschlager.
24 Chemoprevention for Barrett’s Esophagus.
Janusz Jankowski and Edyta Zagorowicz.
25 Management of High-Grade Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Barrett’s Esophagus.
Jacques J. G. H. M. Bergman and Paul Fockens.
26 Esophageal and Gastroesophageal Junction Adenocarcinoma.
Stuart Jon Spechler.
27 The Options for Palliation of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma.
Shyam Varadarajulu and C. Mel Wilcox.
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Dr Sharma is involved with the AGA, ACG and ASGE at committee
level: for the AGA he is on the Education and Clinical Practice
Committees; for the ACG he is Chair of the Public Relations
Committee; and for the ASGE he is on the Research and Program
Professor Richard Sampliner is Professor of Medicine, Chief of Gastroenterology, The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and University Medical Center. He is the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director, serves on the Training and Education Committee of the ACG and MKSAP 11 and 12 Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
- Completely revised, updated and extended to include the latest
research findings and their effects on clinical practice
- Contains seven new chapters and offers more colour images
- Written by the leading international experts in the field
- Gives clear, didactic guidance on diagnosis, secondary
prevention, and medical, surgical and multimodality treatment
- Covers epidemiology, screening, pathology and surgery
- Considers the precursor lesions leading to the development of Barrett's epithelium, the unique characteristics of Barrett's esophagus, and the consequenes of malignant degeneration
"It is rare that one sits down with a textbook and by the end
feels that one has read a great series of short stories."
Gastroenterology, February 2007
"The book is a superb example of international co-operation,
listing among its more than 40 contributors several leading world
authorities […] who have given of their best, providing
lucid, succinct and comprehensive chapters. In a word, this is the
best guide to this difficult condition the reviewer has had the
chance to examine in recent years. […] The Editors are to be
warmly congratulated for producing this small
Digestive and Liver Disease, October 2006
"Tn 2001, Prateek Sharma and Richard Sampliner assembled a
superb textbook (First Edition) on Barrett s esophagus and
esophageal adenocarc I norma. Once again, outstanding authors were
selected to write the individual chapters for the Second
Edition. There are detailed discussions of every aspect of
Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma, including
many controversial topics There are sevcral significant advances in
the second edItion. There are now chapters on both screening and
surveillance in patients at risk for Barrett’s esophagus.
There is an excellent chapter on clinical and epidemiologic
features of esophageal adenocarcinoma. The sections on the role of
endoscopy have been broadly expanded. There are several excellent,
up-to-date discussions of high resolution endoscopy.
chromoendoscopy, spectroscopy, optical coherence, endoscopic
uLtrasonography, and endoscopic mucosal resection. The sections on
ablative therapies ale brief and well done. However, there continue
lobe new, available devices such as the HALO 360 system (for which
there are no publications in the peer reviewed medical literature)
that cannot be discussed. There is a new section on the hopes for
chemoprevention of adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett’s
esophagus. The surgical section has been expanded to include a mole
detailed discussion of surgical techniques available to patients
with esophageal adenoenrcinoma. The nurnerous color photographs in
this edition are terrrific."
"The Second Edition points out that there are many new ideas and
techniques in the area of Barrett’s esophagus and esophageal
adenocarcinoma. It is well written, thorough, and as up-to-date as
any textbook can he on a rapidly evolving area. This is an
excellent textbook for anyone with an interest in esophageal
disease or gastrointestinal cancer. It would be an essential
textbook for any medical library."
J. Patrick Waring. M.D.
George w. Meyer. MO., Book Editor, is on the Editorial Board 01 practical Gastroenterology
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