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Rochester, Minnesota 55905

  • Obesity


Will oral supplementation with Omega 3 free fatty acids in obese Barrett's esophagus subjects downregulate pro-neoplastic and pro-inflammatory pathways in the esophagus to anti-inflammatory pathway?


Inclusion Criteria - Presence of BE defined as ≥ 1 cm of visible columnar mucosa in the distal esophagus with intestinal metaplasia on histology. - Absence of high grade dysplasia or EAC on baseline histology. - BMI > 30 kg/m2 or waist circumference > 102 cm in men, > 88 cm in women. - Ability to give informed consent. Exclusion Criteria - Allergy to ω3 FFAs, fish or shellfish. - Presence of high grade dysplasia or cancer on histology. - Pregnant and or breastfeeding women - Presence of esophagitis on initial endoscopy or symptoms of refractory GERD (heartburn or regurgitation ≥ 2 times a week) indicative of uncontrolled gastroesophageal reflux. - Inability to give informed consent. - Currently taking Omega3 FFA as prescription. - Anti-coagulant therapy (Plavix, Warfarin, Coumadin) - AST or ALT level > three times upper limit of normal at baseline - LDL > 200 mg/dl at baseline. - INR > 2



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Prasad Iyer, MD
Mayo Clinic

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Rochester, Minnesota 55905
United States

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Date Processed: June 22, 2021

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