Mon, April 10, 2017, noon:
a PSC Research Project
Investigator: Trivellore Raghunathan
1) To compare the discrimination by the M-BERET to a conventional model utilizing only GERD symptoms for predicting the presence of BE and early neoplastic BE.
2) To compare the discrimination of BE by the M-BERET with and without the inclusion of information regarding circulating levels of leptin and IL-6, -8, -10, and -12p70.
3) To estimate the effects of psychological distress on the frequency of BE among patients with GERD symptoms inadequately responding to PPI.
4) To compare the discrimination of the M-BERET to a conventional model utilizing only GERD symptoms for predicting the incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in a retrospective longitudinal cohort.
|Funding:||Veterans Affairs, Department of (VA268-16-C-0049)|
Funding Period: 05/09/2016 to 05/08/2019