Systematic Analysis and Critical Appraisal of the Quality of the Scientific Evidence and Conflicts of Interest in Practice Guidelines (2005–2013) for Barrett’s Esophagus

@article{Feuerstein2016SystematicAA,
  title={Systematic Analysis and Critical Appraisal of the Quality of the Scientific Evidence and Conflicts of Interest in Practice Guidelines (2005–2013) for Barrett’s Esophagus},
  author={Joseph D. Feuerstein and Natalia E. Castillo and Mona Akbari and Edward Belkin and Jeffrey J. Lewandowski and Christine M. Hurley and Samuel Lloyd and Daniel A. Leffler and Adam S. Cheifetz},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={61},
  pages={2812-2822}
}
Barrett’s esophagus (BE) is a condition that has a small but important risk of progressing to esophageal cancer. To date, no study has assessed the strength of evidence supporting the recommendations for BE. We sought to assess the overall quality of the recommendations and strength of the BE using the AGREE II instrument. A PubMed search was performed to… CONTINUE READING