Cause-specific mortality of people with Barrett's esophagus compared with the general population: a population-based cohort study.

@article{Solaymanidodaran2013CausespecificMO,
  title={Cause-specific mortality of people with Barrett's esophagus compared with the general population: a population-based cohort study.},
  author={Masoud Solaymani-dodaran and Timothy R Card and J West},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={144 7},
  pages={
          1375-83, 1383.e1
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Understanding the causes of death in people with Barrett's esophagus (BE) could guide evidence-based practice in the follow-up of these patients. METHODS We identified individuals diagnosed with BE in the UK's Clinical Practice Research Datalink and linked their information with that from England's Hospital Episode Statistics database. Eligible patients (N = 8448) were matched with individuals without BE for age, sex, and general practice (controls, N = 155,212). Causes of… CONTINUE READING

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