Critical appraisal:Wright TA, Gray MR, Morris AI, Gilmore IT, Ellis A, Smart HL, et al 1996

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Article being appraised

Wright TA, Gray MR, Morris AI, Gilmore IT, Ellis A, Smart HL, et al. Cost effectiveness of detecting Barrett's cancer. Gut 1996 Oct;39(4):574-9 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8944568.


Applicable clinical question

Key Facts

Study Design

prevalence and incidence study

Number of Patients:

301



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
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

A total of 301 patients with BO were included, 55% entred the prospective surveillance programme. Six patients developed adenocarcinoma of the oesophagus - an incidence of 1/59 male and 1/167 female patient-years of FUP.

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Ms Qingwei Luo


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Article
Wright TA, Gray MR, Morris AI, Gilmore IT, Ellis A, Smart HL, et al. Cost effectiveness of detecting Barrett's cancer. Gut 1996 Oct;39(4):574-9 Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8944568.
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