Critical appraisal:Murray L, Watson P, Johnston B, Sloan J, Mainie IM, Gavin A 2003

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Article being appraised

Murray L, Watson P, Johnston B, Sloan J, Mainie IM, Gavin A. Risk of adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus: population based study. BMJ 2003 Sep 6;327(7414):534-5 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12958113.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

2969


Includes an economic evaluation

no

Evidence ratings

Level of evidence

II

Risk of bias
Low 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
Population based
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

Population-based cohort study, There were 2969 patients with BO. The mean FUP was 3.7 (range 1 to 8) years, with 29 oesophageal malignancies found.

Completed by

Ms Qingwei Luo


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Article
Murray L, Watson P, Johnston B, Sloan J, Mainie IM, Gavin A. Risk of adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus: population based study. BMJ 2003 Sep 6;327(7414):534-5 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12958113.
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Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
Clinical question
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