Diagnostic performance of EUS in predicting advanced cancer among patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia/early adenocarcinoma: systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Qumseya2014DiagnosticPO,
  title={Diagnostic performance of EUS in predicting advanced cancer among patients with Barrett's esophagus and high-grade dysplasia/early adenocarcinoma: systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Bashar J. Qumseya and Jennifer R Brown and Merna Abraham and Donna L. White and Herbert C. Wolfsen and Neil A. Das Gupta and Prashanth R Vennalaganti and Prateek V. Sharma and Michael B. Wallace},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2014},
  volume={81 4},
  pages={
          865-74.e2
        }
}
BACKGROUND The role of EUS among patients with Barrett's esophagus (BE) with high-grade dysplasia (HGD) or suspected mucosal carcinoma is controversial. OBJECTIVE To define the role of EUS in detecting advanced disease among patients with BE. DESIGN Systematic review and meta-analysis. SETTING MEDLINE, Embase, Web of Science, and Cochrane Central databases. PATIENTS Patients with BE and HGD or esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) who were referred for endoscopic evaluation and underwent EUS… CONTINUE READING
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