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...
  • Learn why electrocauterization is used and what to expect during the procedure.
  • Cryosurgery is usually used for skin tumors. However, some internal tumors can be treated this way as well. The surgery involves the use of liquid nitrogen.
  • 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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