Critical appraisal:Eckardt VF, Kanzler G, Bernhard G 2001

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Article being appraised

Eckardt VF, Kanzler G, Bernhard G. Life expectancy and cancer risk in patients with Barrett's esophagus: a prospective controlled investigation. Am J Med 2001 Jul;111(1):33-7 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11448658.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

60



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
Selected group (debateable whether group is representative e.g. consecutive sample but extensive exclusion criteria)
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

Incidence of 2 OC , 1:300 BE cases per year.

Completed by

Associate Professor Freddy Sitas


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Article
Eckardt VF, Kanzler G, Bernhard G. Life expectancy and cancer risk in patients with Barrett's esophagus: a prospective controlled investigation. Am J Med 2001 Jul;111(1):33-7 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11448658.
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User:Freddy.sitas
Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
Clinical question
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