Critical appraisal:Nilsson J, Skobe V, Johansson J, Willén R, Johnsson F 2000

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Nilsson J, Skobe V, Johansson J, Willén R, Johnsson F. Screening for oesophageal adenocarcinoma: an evaluation of a surveillance program for columnar metaplasia of the oesophagus. Scand J Gastroenterol 2000 Jan;35(1):10-6 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10672828.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

199



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
Highly selected (selection at clinician's discretion regardless of whether sample consecutive), unclear or not described
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

Of the 199 patients with columnar metaplasia of the oesophagus, 5 developed adenocarcinoma. This yield a total cancer incidence of 1 in 159 patient-years.

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Ms Qingwei Luo


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Article
Nilsson J, Skobe V, Johansson J, Willén R, Johnsson F. Screening for oesophageal adenocarcinoma: an evaluation of a surveillance program for columnar metaplasia of the oesophagus. Scand J Gastroenterol 2000 Jan;35(1):10-6 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10672828.
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