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British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Barrett's oesophagus

Overview of attention for article published in Gut, October 2013
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2 policy sources
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Title
British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Barrett's oesophagus
Published in
Gut, October 2013
DOI 10.1136/gutjnl-2013-305372
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Authors

Rebecca C Fitzgerald, Massimiliano di Pietro, Krish Ragunath, Yeng Ang, Jin-Yong Kang, Peter Watson, Nigel Trudgill, Praful Patel, Philip V Kaye, Scott Sanders, Maria O'Donovan, Elizabeth Bird-Lieberman, Pradeep Bhandari, Janusz A Jankowski, Stephen Attwood, Simon L Parsons, Duncan Loft, Jesper Lagergren, Paul Moayyedi, Georgios Lyratzopoulos, John de Caestecker

Abstract

These guidelines provide a practical and evidence-based resource for the management of patients with Barrett's oesophagus and related early neoplasia. The Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation (AGREE II) instrument was followed to provide a methodological strategy for the guideline development. A systematic review of the literature was performed for English language articles published up until December 2012 in order to address controversial issues in Barrett's oesophagus including definition, screening and diagnosis, surveillance, pathological grading for dysplasia, management of dysplasia, and early cancer including training requirements. The rigour and quality of the studies was evaluated using the SIGN checklist system. Recommendations on each topic were scored by each author using a five-tier system (A+, strong agreement, to D+, strongly disagree). Statements that failed to reach substantial agreement among authors, defined as >80% agreement (A or A+), were revisited and modified until substantial agreement (>80%) was reached. In formulating these guidelines, we took into consideration benefits and risks for the population and national health system, as well as patient perspectives. For the first time, we have suggested stratification of patients according to their estimated cancer risk based on clinical and histopathological criteria. In order to improve communication between clinicians, we recommend the use of minimum datasets for reporting endoscopic and pathological findings. We advocate endoscopic therapy for high-grade dysplasia and early cancer, which should be performed in high-volume centres. We hope that these guidelines will standardise and improve management for patients with Barrett's oesophagus and related neoplasia.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 5 1%
Germany 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
United States 2 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Czechia 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
Argentina 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 387 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 70 17%
Other 61 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 48 12%
Student > Bachelor 42 10%
Student > Postgraduate 39 10%
Other 111 27%
Unknown 33 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 297 74%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 13 3%
Physics and Astronomy 5 1%
Psychology 4 <1%
Other 19 5%
Unknown 50 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 42. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 June 2019.
All research outputs
#431,851
of 13,968,403 outputs
Outputs from Gut
#239
of 5,114 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#6,777
of 184,114 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Gut
#3
of 57 outputs
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