Barrett Esophagus treatments
Barrett Esophagus

Treatments could include:

  • Esophagectomy is a major surgical procedure that removes part of the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube through which food travels from your mouth to your stomach. Minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) is a treatment for esophageal cancer. Usua...
  • An open esophagectomy, or esophageal resection, is a type of surgery in which some or all of the esophagus is removed. The lymph nodes near the esophagus and the stomach may also be removed during this operation. The esophagus is a hollow muscular...
  • Electrocauterization is a surgical procedure in which a surgeon or doctor uses electricity to heat tissue. The purpose is to: prevent or stop bleeding after an injury or during surgery remove abnormal tissue growth prevent the possibility of infec...
  • Cryosurgery is a type of surgery that uses extreme cold to destroy abnormal tissue, such as tumors. The surgery uses liquid nitrogen. When liquid nitrogen has a temperature between -346 and -320 degrees Fahrenheit, it instantly freezes nearly anyt...
  • Antireflux surgery is a type of surgery designed to treat and prevent symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). GERD is a common chronic digestive disease where stomach contents flow back up the esophagus or the tube that connects the mo...
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