Critical appraisal:Aldulaimi DM, Cox M, Nwokolo CU, Loft DE 2005

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Critical Appraisal

Article being appraised

Aldulaimi DM, Cox M, Nwokolo CU, Loft DE. Barrett's surveillance is worthwhile and detects curable cancers. A prospective cohort study addressing cancer incidence, treatment outcome and survival. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005 Sep;17(9):943-50 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16093872.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

506



Evidence ratings

Risk of bias
High risk of bias Comments: Please replace this text and include any additional comments in regards to your quality rating

Risk of bias assessment: prevalence and incidence study

Source population of patients
Highly selected (single institution) or not described
Subject (sample) selection
Representative of eligible patients (consecutive or random sample e.g. states all patients recruited in given time frame)
Measurement of condition
Objective and reliable (based on registry or other equivalent source)
Follow-up complete and all patients included in the analysis?
Yes (follow-up >95%)
Result of appraisal

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Comments

Median duration 2y. Incident: 13 patients had oes adeno (1)or (12) HG dysplasia.

Completed by

Associate Professor Freddy Sitas


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Article
Aldulaimi DM, Cox M, Nwokolo CU, Loft DE. Barrett's surveillance is worthwhile and detects curable cancers. A prospective cohort study addressing cancer incidence, treatment outcome and survival. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2005 Sep;17(9):943-50 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16093872.
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