Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD): The Spectrum of Esophagitis, Barrett's, Dysplasia and Cancer
Gary M. Gray, M.D.
Dr. Gray reports no commercial conflict of interest.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited
by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education to provide continuing medical
education for physicians.
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- Analyze the history of a patient with GERD and establish a systematic approach to the diagnosis and therapy
- Discuss the pathophysiology of intestinal metaplasia (Barrett's epithelium) in the lower esophagus
- Recognize the factors that increase the risk of developing Barrett's epithelium
- Determine when a patient with Barrett's should be referred to a gastroenterologist or surgeon.