Methods To Predict Progression Of Berret ' S Esophagus To High Grade Dysplasia Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

Abstract

The invention relates to a method for aiding prediction of the likelihood of progression from Barrett's esophagus to high grade dysplasia or esophageal adenocarcinoma in a subject, the method comprising (a) providing an oesophagal sample from said subject (b) determining if said sample stains abnormally with Aspergillus oryzae lectin; (c) determining if there is a DNA content abnormality in said sample; and (d) determining if there is low grade dysplasia in said sample; wherein if (b) is abnormal and (c) is abnormal and low grade dysplasia is present, then an increased likelihood of progression is determined. The invention also relates to an apparatus, and to different uses of certain materials.


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  • Publication: Nov 21, 2013
  • Application: May 16, 2013
    WO GB 2013051254 W
  • Priority: May 17, 2012
    GB GB 201208756 A

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