Endoscopy 2020; 52(01): v2
DOI: 10.1055/a-1015-4501
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Author commentary on Carlijn A. M. Roumans et al.

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18 December 2019 (online)


Carlijn A. M. Roumans et al. Adherence to recommendations of Barrett’s esophagus „surveillance guidelines: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Meta-analysis investigating factors associated with variability in adherence to Barrett’s surveillance guidelines. The main findings showed that adherence was better in university hospitals and in dedicated programs, indicating that persistent alertness of guidelines is important. Short-term meaningful consequences include optimal introduction and monitoring of formalized surveillance programs.