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Table 1 References for characteristics of health states

From: Quality of life in patients with various Barrett's esophagus associated health states

Characteristic Patient Simplified Description Published Values References
Esophagectomy    
Sx Success Rate "cured" Recurrence 0–2%/year* Rice [7], Ferguson [27]
Dysphagia Treatment "3 endoscopies"   Headrick [28]
Endoscopic Dilation Perforation "1 in 200" >0.25%/dilation Bueno [29]
Follow-up Surveillance    
EGD every year    Hur [30]
Photodynamic Therapy    
Recurrence Risk "chance of recurrence"   Barham [31], Bonavina [32]
Dysphagia Treatment "3 endoscopies"   Headrick [28]
Endoscopic Dilation Perforation "1 in 200" >0.25%/dilation Bueno [29]
Follow-up Surveillance    
EGD every 3–6 months for 2 years and then yearly    Hur [15]
Intensive Endoscopy    
EGD every 3 months    Sampliner [33]
  1. Abbreviations: EGD-upper endoscopy; Sx-surgery; PDT-photodynamic therapy.