Critical appraisal:Bright T, Schloithe A, Bull JA, Fraser RJ, Bampton P, Watson DI 2009

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Critical Appraisal

Article being appraised

Bright T, Schloithe A, Bull JA, Fraser RJ, Bampton P, Watson DI. Outcome of endoscopy surveillance for Barrett's oesophagus. ANZ J Surg 2009 Nov;79(11):812-6 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20078532.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

405



Evidence ratings

Risk of bias
High risk of bias Comments: 96.4% were endoscoped as part of a surveillance program. Incidence is given for adenocarcinoma and HG Dysplasia.

Risk of bias assessment: prevalence and incidence study

Source population of patients
Selected group (multiple institutions)
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

Jutta's tick icon.png Included



Comments

Included because it is a study from Australasia, despite limitations

Completed by

Associate Professor Freddy Sitas


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Article
Bright T, Schloithe A, Bull JA, Fraser RJ, Bampton P, Watson DI. Outcome of endoscopy surveillance for Barrett's oesophagus. ANZ J Surg 2009 Nov;79(11):812-6 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20078532.
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User:Freddy.sitas
Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
Clinical question
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