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.