Missed diagnoses in patients with upper gastrointestinal cancers.

@article{Yalamarthi2004MissedDI,
  title={Missed diagnoses in patients with upper gastrointestinal cancers.},
  author={Satheesh Yalamarthi and Paul Witherspoon and DE McCole and Ch. D. Auld},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2004},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={874-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS A few studies have been published on cancers missed at previous endoscopy, but detailed analyses of the causes for failure were lacking. The aims of our study were to determine the incidence of and causes for failure to detect oesophageal and gastric cancers after referral of patients to a surgical endoscopy unit. PATIENTS AND… CONTINUE READING