Critical appraisal:Hameeteman W, Tytgat GN, Houthoff HJ, van den Tweel JG 1989

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Hameeteman W, Tytgat GN, Houthoff HJ, van den Tweel JG. Barrett's esophagus: development of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma. Gastroenterology 1989 May;96(5 Pt 1):1249-56 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2703113.


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Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

50



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Risk of bias assessment: prevalence and incidence study

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This is a prospective follow-up study on 50 patients with BO, for a period of 1.5-14 yr (mean 5.2 yr), 5 patients developed adenocarcinoma shows an incidence of carcinoma in BO of 1 in 52 patient-years.
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Article
Hameeteman W, Tytgat GN, Houthoff HJ, van den Tweel JG. Barrett's esophagus: development of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma. Gastroenterology 1989 May;96(5 Pt 1):1249-56 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2703113.
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