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Barrett’s Esophagus Center of Excellence

Barrett’s Esophagus Center of Excellence

Our Center of Excellence for Barrett’s Esophagus at Fort Sanders Regional is an alliance of medical professionals, research organizations, and supporting services that provide comprehensive and well-coordinated care for patients. We provide an array of endoscopic treatment options for Barrett’s patients including endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), radiofrequency ablation, and cryotherapy.

Conditions Treated

Early Stage Esophageal Cancer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Barrett’s Esophagus
Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia (GAVE), also Known as “Watermelon Stomach”

Tests and Procedures Offered

Advanced Chromoendoscopy
Diagnostic Endoscopy
Radiofrequency Ablation, also commonly called BARRX or the HALO procedure
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)
Esophageal Dilation
Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC)
Balloon Cryotherapy
High-resolution Esophageal Manometry with Impedance
24 hr. pH/Impedance Monitoring
96 hr. Bravo pH Monitoring

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