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Potential patients will be recruited at participating sites based on routine care with clinical indications for upper endoscopy. After careful review of their inclusion and exclusion criteria, patients will be approached regarding the study and if interested, they will be consented and usual standard of care procedures performed. Patients will undergo their scheduled endoscopy with standard forceps biopsies along with WATS brush samples. Documentation of the consent process and procedure will be done as well as data collection related to this study. All samples including standard of care samples and WATS samples will be sent for histologic analysis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with indications for upper endoscopy (e.g. dyspepsia)
Subject is informed of the investigational nature of this study and given verbal and written informed consent in accordance with local, U.S., and international guidelines.
Both males and females at least 18 years.
Patients with clinical indications for upper endoscopy
Patients should not have an advanced medical or psychiatric conditions which that may limit their ability to participate in the study, as judged by the physician.