Surveillance for Barrett’s oesophagus: if you do it, do it properly

Gautam Ramnath and Peter Bampton
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2004.tb05840.x
Published online: 2 February 2004

Gautam Ramnath,* Peter Bampton

  • Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, SA 5042.

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