Critical appraisal:Weston AP, Krmpotich PT, Cherian R, Dixon A, Topalosvki M 1997 2

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Weston AP, Krmpotich PT, Cherian R, Dixon A, Topalosvki M. Prospective long-term endoscopic and histological follow-up of short segment Barrett's esophagus: comparison with traditional long segment Barrett's esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol 1997 Mar;92(3):407-13 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9068459.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

55



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?
No or not described
Result of appraisal

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Comments

Single hospital based cohort, with 26 patients with short segment Barrett's and 29 with traditional Barrett's were followed prospectively for 12-40 months. One mucosal adenocarcinoma developed in traditional Barrett's group.

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Ms Qingwei Luo


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Article
Weston AP, Krmpotich PT, Cherian R, Dixon A, Topalosvki M. Prospective long-term endoscopic and histological follow-up of short segment Barrett's esophagus: comparison with traditional long segment Barrett's esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol 1997 Mar;92(3):407-13 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9068459.
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