A Study to Evaluate Betrnet Stem Cells and the Origins of Barrett's Esophagus


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine biomarkers which can predict response to ablation therapy in patients with Barretts 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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Barrett's esophagus with high grade dysplasia or intramucosal (early) adenocarcinoma. 
  • BE length ≥ 2 cm and ≤ 8 cm.
  • Able to return every 3 months for one year after ablation.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients who are unable to be compliant with follow-up endoscopies.
  • Patients who cannot tolerate proton pump inhibitors.
  • Pre-existing esophageal strictures.
  • Pregnant or nursing women.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Kenneth Wang, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

Bryan Linn



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