Critical appraisal:Endlicher E, Rümmele P, Beer S, Knüchel R, Rath H, Schlottmann K, et al 2005

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Article being appraised

Endlicher E, Rümmele P, Beer S, Knüchel R, Rath H, Schlottmann K, et al. Barrett's esophagus: a discrepancy between macroscopic and histological diagnosis. Endoscopy 2005 Nov;37(11):1131-5. Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16281145.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

case series

Number of Patients:

474



Evidence ratings

Level of evidence

IV

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: case series

Subject selection:
Highly selected or not described (e.g. single-institution study)
Were the outcome measures blind to pre/post-intervention?
Yes
Follow-up complete and all patients included in the analysis?
Yes (follow-up >95%)
Size of effect
2 Reason for decision: Please replace this text and briefly describe the reasons for your rating
Relevance of evidence
3 Additional comments: Please replace this text and briefly describe the reasons for your rating
Result of appraisal

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Completed by

Dr Eric Y Lee BSc(Med) MBBS Hons FRACP


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Article
Endlicher E, Rümmele P, Beer S, Knüchel R, Rath H, Schlottmann K, et al. Barrett's esophagus: a discrepancy between macroscopic and histological diagnosis. Endoscopy 2005 Nov;37(11):1131-5. Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16281145.
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User:Eric.lee
Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
Clinical question
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