Critical appraisal:Schnell TG, Sontag SJ, Chejfec G, Aranha G, Metz A, O'Connell S, et al 2001

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Article being appraised

Schnell TG, Sontag SJ, Chejfec G, Aranha G, Metz A, O'Connell S, et al. Long-term nonsurgical management of Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia. Gastroenterology 2001 Jun;120(7):1607-19 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11375943.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

79


Includes an economic evaluation

no

Evidence ratings

Risk of bias assessment: prevalence and incidence study

Source population of patients
Highly selected (single institution) or not described
Subject (sample) selection
Selected group (debateable whether group is representative e.g. consecutive sample but extensive exclusion criteria)
Measurement of condition
No or not described
Follow-up complete and all patients included in the analysis?
Yes (follow-up >95%)
Result of appraisal

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Completed by

Dr Florian Grimpen, MD, FRACP


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Article
Schnell TG, Sontag SJ, Chejfec G, Aranha G, Metz A, O'Connell S, et al. Long-term nonsurgical management of Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia. Gastroenterology 2001 Jun;120(7):1607-19 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11375943.
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Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
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