"Barrett Esophagus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A condition with damage to the lining of the lower ESOPHAGUS resulting from chronic acid reflux (ESOPHAGITIS, REFLUX). Through the process of metaplasia, the squamous cells are replaced by a columnar epithelium with cells resembling those of the INTESTINE or the salmon-pink mucosa of the STOMACH. Barrett's columnar epithelium is a marker for severe reflux and precursor to ADENOCARCINOMA of the esophagus.
- Barrett Esophagus
- Esophagus, Barrett
- Barrett's Syndrome
- Barretts Syndrome
- Syndrome, Barrett's
- Barrett Syndrome
- Syndrome, Barrett
- Barrett's Esophagus
- Barretts Esophagus
- Esophagus, Barrett's
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Barrett Esophagus".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Barrett Esophagus".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Barrett Esophagus" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Barrett Esophagus" was a major or minor topic of these publication.