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    How is Barrett's oesophagus diagnosed?

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    Dr Guang Chen


    Dr Guang Chen is a proud Chinese Australian gastroenterologist and hepatologist practising in Western Sydney. He then completed his post-graduate training in internal medicine, gastroenterology … View Profile

    Barrett's oesphagus (BO) is a pathological diagnosis based on what the cells look like under the microscope. BO does have a distinctive appearance on endoscopy in most cases. The diagnosis of BO is often incidental as upper endoscopy is performed for another reason.  

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