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What are the chances of the biopsy comes back positive for barrett's esophagus ?

I had an endoscopy. The results look good - no inflammation , no esophagitis, no hernia , no rings, etc. The doctor told me it does not look like BE, but took a biopsy. what are the chances that the biopsy comes back positive for BE?
Asked On : Sun, 2 Jan 2011
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Good means good you should not be worrying.It is routine practice to biopsy whenever endoscopy is done.Now a days endoscopic are very precise they can peek up very minute things.but still as universal rule biopsy is must.When ever with naked eye nothing is seen most of the cases biopsy is also negative.so just relax.
Answered: Mon, 3 Jan 2011
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