Esophageal Cancer Clinical Trial
Nitrates and IL-8 in Barrett’s Esophagus
The purpose of this study is to determine if nitrates and IL-8 (which are found in food and throughout the body regulating stomach acidity) play a role in Barrett's Esophagus and/or Esophageal Adenocarcinoma severity and if screening for these biomarkers can help predict patients that are more at risk for developing worsening disease.
- Patients undergoing a clinicallly-indicated Esophagogastroduoedoscopy (EGD).
Comorbid inflammatory medical condition.
Use of antiinflammatory (aspirin and NSAIDs) or immunosuppressants over the past 1 week.
Use of nitrate containing medication in the past 1 week.
Consumption of nitrate rich foods in preceding 24 hours.
Known allergy to meat or nitrates
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Rochester Minnesota, 55905, United States
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