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Clinical Case Studies

WATS3D Increases Detection of Barrett’s Esophagus

Biopsy date: 9/20/13
Patient DOB: 2/10/39
Patient Sex: Female

Clinical Description: Hiatal Hernia
Clinical Comments: Surveillance post lap collis
Patient History: Barrett’s Esophagus

Forceps Biopsy Result: Unremarkable squamous epithelium, no intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia, or malignancy

Clinical Case Study: 1014KP00 - WATS Increases Detection of Barrett's Esophagus

WATS Biopsy Location: GE Junction 31 cm
WATS3D Biopsy Result: Extensive goblet cell mataplasia consistent with Barrett’s esophagus.
(Download 1014KP00 Report)

Biopsy date: 8/21/12
Patient DOB: : 7/5/52
Patient Sex: Male

Dr Diagnosis: Reflux esophagitis, Barrett’s esophagus
Patient History: Barrett’s Esophagus

Forceps Biopsy Result: Unremarkable squamous epithelium, no intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia, or malignancy

Clinical Case Study: B083898A - WATS Increases Detection of Barrett's Esophagus

WATS3D Biopsy Location: GE Junction 31 cm
WATS Biopsy Result: Extensive goblet cell mataplasia consistent with Barrett’s esophagus.
(Download B083898A Report)

WATS3D Increases Detection of Dysplasia/Cancer

Biopsy date: 11/27/12
Patient DOB: 3/7/42
Patient Sex: Male

Dr. Diagnosis: Follow up on Barrett’s Esophagus, previous biopsies abnormal, rule out adenocarcinoma
Clinical Description: Hiatal Hernia, localized severe mucosal abnormality characterized by mass-like apperance found at GE junction
Patient History: Barrett’s Esophagus

Forceps Biopsy Location: Esophagus 38 cm
Forceps Biopsy Result: negative for Barrett’s and dysplasia (moderate reflux esophagitis)

Clinical Case Study: B083898A - WATS Increases Detection of Cancer

WATS Biopsy Location: GE Junction 40 cm
WATS Biopsy Result: adenocarcinoma
(Download B102016A Report)  (Download B102017A Report)

Biopsy date: 2/7/13
Patient DOB: 3/7/42
Patient Sex: Female

Dr. Diagnosis: Esophageal Reflux, rule out Barrett’s Esophagus
Clinical Description: Hiatal Hernia, localized severe mucosal abnormality characterized by mass-like apperance found at GE junction
Patient History: Dysphagia, Reflux

Forceps Biopsy Location: Esophagus 39 cm
Forceps Biopsy Result: Unremarkable squamous mucosa; neg for dysplasia

Clinical Case Study: B083898A - WATS Increases Detection of Dysplasia
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Clinical Case Study: B083898A - WATS Increases Detection of Dysplasia

WATS Biopsy Location: GE Junction
WATS Biopsy Result: Intestinal metaplasia with low grade dysplasia supported by immunohistochemistry staining
(Download B089707A Report)  (Download B089708A Report)

WATS3D Increases Detection in Post Ablation Cases

Biopsy date: 7/3/12
Patient DOB: 2/2/1926
Patient Sex: Male

Dr Diagnosis: Barrett’s Esophagus
Patient History: Dysplasia
Clinical Comments: Post one episode of RFA (nodular). High grade dysplasia @ 43 cm prev biopsied

Forceps Biopsy Result: initially missed on surgical, upon CDx diagnosis, histology specimen re-reviewed, similar dysplstic signet ringed cells were identified

Clinical Case Study: B083898A - WATS Increases Detection in Post Ablation Case

WATS Biopsy Location: Esophagus_Distal 43 cm
WATS Biopsy Result: focal high grade dysplasia, signet ringed cell type

(Download B083473A Report)

Biopsy date: 12/7/12
Patient DOB: 6/18/1957
Patient Sex: Male

Dr Diagnosis: Barrett’s Esophagus
Patient History: Dysplasia
Clinical Description: Hiatal Hernia
Clinical Comments: surveillance post cryo-ablation of C9M9 Barrett’s/high grade dysplasia

Clinical Case Study: B083898A - WATS Increases Detection in Post Ablation Case

WATS Biopsy Location: Esophagus_Distal 35 cm: Z-Line
WATS Biopsy Result: focal high grade dysplasia

(Download B088617A Report)

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