Endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus using the HALO® system

David E. Fleischer, Virender K. Sharma

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There is increasing interest in endoscopic treatment for Barrett's esophagus because it is the primary risk factor for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, and the incidence is increasing. Of the various endoscopic treatments available, radiofrequency ablation is the one that has been studied the most. The principle of radiofrequency technology is to deliver a high power (approx. 300 W) over a short period of time (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInterventional and Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
PublisherS. Karger AG
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9783805593090, 9783805593083
StatePublished - Nov 13 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Fleischer, D. E., & Sharma, V. K. (2009). Endoscopic ablation of Barrett's esophagus using the HALO® system. In Interventional and Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (Vol. 27, pp. 140-146). S. Karger AG. https://doi.org/10.1159/000258357