Critical appraisal:Wang VS, Hornick JL, Sepulveda JA, Mauer R, Poneros JM 2009

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Wang VS, Hornick JL, Sepulveda JA, Mauer R, Poneros JM. Low prevalence of submucosal invasive carcinoma at esophagectomy for high-grade dysplasia or intramucosal adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: a 20-year experience. Gastrointest Endosc 2009 Apr;69(4):777-83 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19136106.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

60



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
Selected group (debateable whether group is representative e.g. consecutive sample but extensive exclusion criteria)
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

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Associate Professor Freddy Sitas


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Article
Wang VS, Hornick JL, Sepulveda JA, Mauer R, Poneros JM. Low prevalence of submucosal invasive carcinoma at esophagectomy for high-grade dysplasia or intramucosal adenocarcinoma in Barrett's esophagus: a 20-year experience. Gastrointest Endosc 2009 Apr;69(4):777-83 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19136106.
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Topic area
Guidelines:Barrett's
Clinical question
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