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Today, only about 12.5% of Barrett's esophagus is diagnosed despite the fact that it is the primary risk factor for esophageal adenocarcinoma.1
More than 650,000 people in the U.S. have Crohn's disease,2-3 and most patients are diagnosed before age 35.4
Gastrointestinal bleeding results in over 1.2 million emergency department visits each year in the U.S.5
3-10% of colonoscopies are incomplete.6,7 However, compliance with a follow-up exam is suboptimal, with 18-46% of patients not having an additional exam to complete the colonic evaluation after an incomplete colonoscopy.7-9
About 65,000 deaths occur annually in the U.S. due to pancreatic cancer and benign liver diseases.10-11
Patients with GI functional symptoms may undergo multiple tests, resulting in a large economic burden and limited diagnostic success.