Critical appraisal:Kagemoto K, Oka S, Tanaka S, Miwata T, Urabe Y, Sanomura Y, et al 2014

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Article being appraised

Kagemoto K, Oka S, Tanaka S, Miwata T, Urabe Y, Sanomura Y, et al. Clinical outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial Barrett's adenocarcinoma. Gastrointest Endosc 2014 Feb 21 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24565073.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

case series

Number of Patients:

23


Includes an economic evaluation

no

Evidence ratings

Level of evidence

IV

Risk of bias
High risk of bias Comments: Retrospective review at single centre

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?
No, but objective measures used
Follow-up complete and all patients included in the analysis?
Yes (follow-up >95%)
Size of effect
2 Reason for decision: endoscopic en-bloc resection 100%, R0 resection 85%
Relevance of evidence
1 Additional comments: Evaluates outcomes of ESD specifically for EOA
Result of appraisal

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Completed by

Dr Farzan Fahrtash Bahin, MBBS (Hons), MPhil (Med)


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Article
Kagemoto K, Oka S, Tanaka S, Miwata T, Urabe Y, Sanomura Y, et al. Clinical outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for superficial Barrett's adenocarcinoma. Gastrointest Endosc 2014 Feb 21 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24565073.
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User:Michael.bourke
Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
Clinical question
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