About this information

NICE clinical guidelines advise the NHS on caring for people with specific conditions or diseases and the treatments they should receive. The information applies to people using the NHS in England and Wales.

This information explains the advice about ablative therapies for Barrett's oesophagus that is set out in NICE clinical guideline 106.

Does this information apply to me?

Yes, if you are aged 18 or older and have been diagnosed with Barrett's oesophagus with high-grade dysplasia or with intramucosal cancer.

No, if you are:

  • younger than 18

  • an adult who has been diagnosed with Barrett's oesophagus with no dysplasia or with low‑grade dysplasia

  • an adult with other gastrointestinal conditions, including gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.

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