results of 10 yr surveillance for Barrett's oesophagus
Last reviewed 01/2018
In this trial 409 patients were diagnosed with Barrett's oesophagus during 1984-1994.
143 were considered appropriate for entry into an annual endoscopic surveillance program. Entry criteria were:
- aged less than 70 yr
- no serious co-morbidity
Average period of surveillance was 4.4 yr.
- 1) Macdonald, CE, Wicks, AC, Playford, RJ. (2000). Final results from 10 year cohort of patients undergoing surveillance for Barrett's oesophagus: observational study. BMJ, 321, 1252-5.