Critical appraisal:Azuma N, Endo T, Arimura Y, Motoya S, Itoh F, Hinoda Y, et al 2000

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Critical Appraisal

Article being appraised

Azuma N, Endo T, Arimura Y, Motoya S, Itoh F, Hinoda Y, et al. Prevalence of Barrett's esophagus and expression of mucin antigens detected by a panel of monoclonal antibodies in Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma in Japan. J Gastroenterol 2000;35(8):583-92 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10955596.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

650



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
Highly selected (selection at clinician's discretion regardless of whether sample consecutive), unclear or not described
Measurement of condition
No or not described
Follow-up complete and all patients included in the analysis?
No or not described
Result of appraisal

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Reason for decision

SMALL NUMBERS, SINGLE INSTITUTION


Completed by

Associate Professor Guy Eslick


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Article
Azuma N, Endo T, Arimura Y, Motoya S, Itoh F, Hinoda Y, et al. Prevalence of Barrett's esophagus and expression of mucin antigens detected by a panel of monoclonal antibodies in Barrett's esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma in Japan. J Gastroenterol 2000;35(8):583-92 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10955596.
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Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
Clinical question
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