Critical appraisal:Ovaska J, Miettinen M, Kivilaakso E 1989

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Ovaska J, Miettinen M, Kivilaakso E. Adenocarcinoma arising in Barrett's esophagus. Dig Dis Sci 1989 Sep;34(9):1336-9 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2766899.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

32



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 32 patients with BO, 3 developed adenocarcinoma during the follow-up period of 166.1 patient-years.

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Ms Qingwei Luo


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Article
Ovaska J, Miettinen M, Kivilaakso E. Adenocarcinoma arising in Barrett's esophagus. Dig Dis Sci 1989 Sep;34(9):1336-9 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2766899.
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