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Improving Detection of Precancer of the Esophagus in Patients with Chronic Heartburn

Researchers in the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Digestive Health Center report that screening people with chronic heartburn or pre-cancer of the esophagus in an office setting using a “skinny scope” is as accurate, less expensive and less risky than a traditional sedated screening in a procedure room — and patients prefer it. The findings are published online and in print in the February issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
http://www.endonurse.com/News/2015/02/OHSU-findings-may-improve-how-people-with-chronic.aspx

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