The Prevalence of Barrett Esophagus Diagnosed in the Second Endoscopy A Retrospective, Observational Study at a Tertiary Center

Suna N., Parlak E., Kuzu U. B., Yildiz H., Koksal A. S., Oztas E., ...More

MEDICINE, vol.95, no.14, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 95 Issue: 14
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/md.0000000000003313
  • Journal Name: MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


At present, we do not know the exact prevalence of Barrett esophagus (BE) developing later in patients without BE in their first endoscopic screening. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of BE on the second endoscopic examination of patients who had no BE in their first endoscopic examination.