Critical appraisal:Drewitz DJ, Sampliner RE, Garewal HS 1997

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Article being appraised

Drewitz DJ, Sampliner RE, Garewal HS. The incidence of adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: a prospective study of 170 patients followed 4.8 years. Am J Gastroenterol 1997 Feb;92(2):212-5 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9040193.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

170



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

Follow up 4.8 y, OC developed in 4 patients 1/208 p/y of follow up.

Completed by

Associate Professor Freddy Sitas


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Article
Drewitz DJ, Sampliner RE, Garewal HS. The incidence of adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: a prospective study of 170 patients followed 4.8 years. Am J Gastroenterol 1997 Feb;92(2):212-5 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9040193.
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