Development of oesophageal adenocarcinoma in Barrett's oesophagus in the ACT - does following surveillance guidelines save lives in the community?
Background: It has been shown that patients in the ACT with Barrett's oesophagus (BO) do not necessarily undergo surveillance according to accepted guidelines. Objective: To identify patients in the ACT with BO who developed oesophageal adenocarcinoma (OA) and did not receive surveillance in accordance with the Cancer Council Australia guidelines, and to assess mortality for these patients. Method: Patients diagnosed with BO and OA were identified using endoscopic biopsy reports from...[Show more]
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