Bar N, Schwartz N, Nissim M, Fliss-Isacov N, Zelber-Sagi S, Kariv R. Barrett’s esophagus with high grade dysplasia is associated with non-esophageal cancer. World J Gastroenterol 2018; 24(39): 4472-4481 [PMID: 30356981 DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i39.4472]
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1There were 9 patients with 2 lifetime cancers, and one with 3 cancer cases;
2One patient had a pre-study diagnosis of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (thus, not counted as BE related and not included in the outcome analysis for non-BE cancer free survival). BE: Barrett’s esophagus.
Table 3 Univariate and multivariable Cox regression for the prediction of non- Barrett’s esophagus cancers
1For a 3-year increase. BE: Barrett’s esophagus; EAC: Esophageal adenocarcinoma; IMC: Intramucosal carcinoma; HGD: High grade dysplasia; Non-HGD: Low grade or without dysplasia.
Citation: Bar N, Schwartz N, Nissim M, Fliss-Isacov N, Zelber-Sagi S, Kariv R. Barrett’s esophagus with high grade dysplasia is associated with non-esophageal cancer. World J Gastroenterol 2018; 24(39): 4472-4481