Researcher’s Profile

Charles J. Lightdale, MD

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Overview: 

Gastrointestinal cancer: prevention, early detection, endoscopic treatment. Endscopic ultrasound for diagnosis and staging. Barrett's esophagus: confocal endomicroscopy, radiofrequency ablation, endoscopic mucosal rsection

About: 

Current research is focussed on Barrett's esophagus. Targeted biopsies using confocal endomicroscopy for more accurate diagnosis. Radiofrequency ablation of Barrett's esophagus. Endoscopic mucosal resection of pre-cancerous lesions and early cancer. Blood tests and biopsy tests for early detection of esophageal cancer. Prevention of esophageal cancer in Barrett's esophagus.