Appropriateness of the indication for upper endoscopy: a meta-analysis

E Di Giulio, Cesare Hassan, R Marmo, A Zullo, B. Annibale

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Application of appropriate indications for upper endoscopy (EGD) should conserve limited endoscopic resources. To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the efficacy of American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and European Panel on the Appropriateness of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy guidelines in selecting patients referred for an upper endoscopy relative to the detection of gastro-oesophageal cancer.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)122-126
Number of pages5
JournalDigestive and Liver Disease
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Selection
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • ROC Curve
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Stomach Neoplasms


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