Critical appraisal:Schouten LJ, Steevens J, Huysentruyt CJ, Coffeng CE, Keulemans YC, van Leeuwen FE, et al 2011

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Article being appraised

Schouten LJ, Steevens J, Huysentruyt CJ, Coffeng CE, Keulemans YC, van Leeuwen FE, et al. Total cancer incidence and overall mortality are not increased among patients with Barrett's esophagus. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011 Sep;9(9):754-61 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21570484.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

626



Evidence ratings

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, 626 incident cases of BO, followed up for a median period of 5.7 years, 13 patients developed esophageal cancer and 5 developed gastric cancer.

Completed by

Ms Qingwei Luo


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Article
Schouten LJ, Steevens J, Huysentruyt CJ, Coffeng CE, Keulemans YC, van Leeuwen FE, et al. Total cancer incidence and overall mortality are not increased among patients with Barrett's esophagus. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011 Sep;9(9):754-61 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21570484.
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