Critical appraisal:Rastogi A, Puli S, El-Serag HB, Bansal A, Wani S, Sharma P 2008

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Rastogi A, Puli S, El-Serag HB, Bansal A, Wani S, Sharma P. Incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia: a meta-analysis. Gastrointest Endosc 2008 Mar 1;67(3):394-8 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18045592.


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This is a systematic review that examined incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with histologically proven Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia.

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Four articles were included. A total of 236 patients with HGD were followed for 1241 patient-years, and esophageal adenocarcinoma was reported in 69 patients, crude incidence rate of 5.57 per 100 patient-years.

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Ms Qingwei Luo


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Article
Rastogi A, Puli S, El-Serag HB, Bansal A, Wani S, Sharma P. Incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia: a meta-analysis. Gastrointest Endosc 2008 Mar 1;67(3):394-8 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18045592.
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