How is Barrett's esophagus diagnosed?
Barrett's esophagus is diagnosed by endoscopy, in which you are sedated and a long narrow telescopic camera is inserted down your throat so the digestive system can be seen and a biopsy taken for examination for cellular abnormalities by a pathologist.
Author: Jonathan Meddings
First answered: 06 Oct 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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