Endoscopic screening for gastric cancer: A cost-utility analysis for countries with an intermediate gastric cancer risk.

@article{Areia2018EndoscopicSF,
  title={Endoscopic screening for gastric cancer: A cost-utility analysis for countries with an intermediate gastric cancer risk.},
  author={Miguel Areia and Manon C W Spaander and Ernst J Kuipers and M{\'a}rio Dinis-Ribeiro},
  journal={United European gastroenterology journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          192-202
        }
}
Background Endoscopic screening for gastric cancer is debatable in countries with an intermediate risk. Objective The objective of this article is to determine the cost-utility of screening strategies for gastric cancer in a European country. Methods We conducted a cost-utility analysis using a Markov model comparing three screening strategies versus no screening: stand-alone upper endoscopy, endoscopy combined with a colorectal cancer screening colonoscopy after a positive faecal occult… CONTINUE READING
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