Table 1

Different definitions of Barrett’s oesophagus

SocietyLength of CEIntestinal metaplasiaGOJ
AGAAny lengthRequiredPEGF
BSG≥1 cmNot requiredPEGF
JESAny lengthNot requiredDEPV
APAGE≥1 cmNot requiredPEGF
ACG≥1 cmRequiredPEGF
ESGE≥1 cmRequiredPEGF
  • ACG, American College of Gastroenterology; AGA, American Gastroenterological Association; APAGE, Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology; BSG, British Society of Gastroenterology; CE, Columnar epithelium; DEPV, distal end of palisade vessels; ESGE, European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.; GOJ, Gastrooesophageal Junction; JES, Japan Esophageal Society; PEGF, proximal end of gastric folds.