Barrett’s Esophagus

  • Hugo W. Tilanus
  • Stephen E. A. Attwood

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Norman Barrett and the Esophagus

    1. Reginald V. N. Lord
      Pages 1-15
  3. Normal Anatomy and Physiology of the Esophagus

    1. D. Liebermann — Meffert
      Pages 17-30
    2. Stephen E. A. Attwood, Clive D. Morris
      Pages 31-49
    3. Piero M. A. Fisichella, Marco G. Patti
      Pages 51-55
    4. André J. P. M. Smout
      Pages 57-70
  4. Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease

    1. Brian T. Johnston, Andrew H. G. Love
      Pages 71-80
    2. A. Cats, E. J. Kuipers
      Pages 81-105
    3. William J. Owen, Robert E. K. Marshall
      Pages 107-120
    4. Jan G. Hatlebakk, Arnold Berstad
      Pages 121-135
    5. Glyn G. Jamieson, David I. Watson
      Pages 137-147
    6. Attila Csendes, Patricio Burdiles, Owen Korn
      Pages 149-158
  5. Barrett’s Esophagus — Diagnosis

    1. Herman van Dekken
      Pages 159-166
    2. Anthony C. Woodman, Janusz A. Z. Jankowski, Neil A. Shepherd
      Pages 167-180
    3. B. P. L. Wijnhoven, W. N. M. Dinjens
      Pages 181-209
    4. Richard E. Sampliner
      Pages 211-216
  6. Barrett’s Esophagus — Treatment

    1. Lars Lundell
      Pages 231-238
    2. James P. Byrne, Stephen E. A. Attwood
      Pages 239-258

About this book


Barrett's Esophagus gives an extensive overview written by the world's leading experts covering the epidemiology, gastroenterology and surgery, as well as the molecular basis of:
  • the precursor lesions leading to the development of Barrett's epithelium;
  • the unique characteristics of Barrett's esophagus;
  • the consequences of malignant degeneration, i.e. adenocarcinoma.

All aspects in terms of diagnosis, secondary prevention, multimodality, medical and surgical treatment are elucidated.


Staging carcinoma classification endoscopy histopathology surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Hugo W. Tilanus
    • 1
  • Stephen E. A. Attwood
    • 2
  1. 1.Erasmus University Medical CentreRotterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Hope HospitalSalfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5860-7
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-0829-6
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