An Emerging Ancillary Technique in Risk Stratification
The diagnosis of dysplasia in the setting of Barrett’s esophagus is one of the most challenging areas of GI pathology and is associated with high levels of inter-observer variability amongst general pathologists. In one recent study, 85% of Barrett’s low grade dysplasia (LGD) cases diagnosed in a community setting were found to be [...]
An 18 year-old woman presented with abdominal pain and hematemesis. At endoscopy, there were small nodules in the gastric antrum without ulceration. The duodenum initially appeared normal, but contact with the endoscope demonstrated mucosal friability. Below are representative photomicrographs of the duodenum and stomach biopsies (Figures 1 and 2). What is your diagnosis?
a) Helicobacter Gastritis. d) Amyloidosis. b) Collagenous [...]
Since 2005, Caris Life Sciences has established an unprecedented reputation among clinicians by creating an innovative, best-in-class practice that results in improved patient care. The word “Miraca” is a combination of the Japanese words “future” and “science,” so the new corporate name is a natural fit for the company’s mission and Miraca’s global network of employees, clinicians, and patients.
Dr. Goodarzi is a gastrointestinal and liver pathologist at Miraca Life Sciences’ Newton, Massachusetts site. He completed his GI/liver pathology training at New York Presbyterian Hospital–Weill Cornell Medical Center, and was an Assistant Professor of Pathology at MD Anderson Cancer Center before joining Miraca Life Sciences.
Dr. Goodarzi completed a post-doctoral research fellowship in immunology at Harvard Medical School in the Department [...]