The Effect of Ablation Therapy on Barrett's Esophagus

  • Study type:

    Observational What is this?

    Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.

Study IDs

  • Site IRB:

    • Rochester, Minnesota: 258-04
  • NCT ID:

    NCT00587314
  • Sponsor Protocol Number:

    258-04

About this study

To assess the effect of ablative therapy (Photodynamic Therapy or Radiofrequency ablation ) on Barrett's Esophagus.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have had or qualify for ablation therapy for treatment of their Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia or early esophageal adenocarcinoma
  • Ability to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status 3 or 4
  • Inability to tolerate endoscopic procedures
  • Pregnancy: Females of child-bearing age will be screened with pregnancy test.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Kenneth Wang, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Lori Lutzke

(507)255-7495

Lutzke.Lori@mayo.edu