The exact cause of Barrett’s esophagus is not fully understood, but long-term GERD is the number one risk factor. Not all people with GERD get Barrett’s esophagus – in fact, it develops in less than 10% of people with GERD. It is more common in people who have had GERD for a long time or who were diagnosed with it at a young age.
Learn more about clinical trials for the diagnosis and treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus.
LUCID DIAGNOSTICS PROTOCOL PR-0139 (EG-CL-101) A Multicenter, Single-Arm Study of the Efficacy of EsoGuard on Samples Collected Using EsoCheck versus Esophagogastroduodenoscopy for the Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus in an At-Risk Screening Population
LUCID DIAGNOSTICS PROTOCOL PR-0138 (EG-CL-102) A Multicenter Case-Control Study of the Efficacy of EsoGuard on Samples Collected Using EsoCheck, versus Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, for the Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus with and without Dysplasia, and for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma