Categorized: Gastroenterology, Peer-Reviewed
Healthcare Cost of Over-Diagnosis of Low-Grade Dysplasia in Barrett’s Esophagus
Published online by Advances in Therapy, 2016. Authors: Richard H. Lash, Thomas M. Deas, Jr., Frank H. Wians, Jr.
Published reports have demonstrated that many Barrett’s esophagus patients are over-diagnosed as low-grade dysplasia (BE-LGD). We performed an analysis of the surveillance and treatment costs associated with the over-diagnosis of BE-LGD.