Recommendation ID
Patient characteristics, risk factors and predictors that indicate endoscopy for excluding Barrett's oesophagus:- In people who experience symptoms of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) or symptoms suggestive of GORD, what patient characteristics, risk factors and predictors indicate when endoscopy is needed to exclude Barrett's oesophagus?
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)
The aim is to identify adults with symptoms of GORD or symptoms suggestive of GORD who may benefit from having an endoscopy for the purpose of early identification of Barrett's oesophagus (or to exclude Barrett's oesophagus).

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia in adults: investigation and management
Date issued
September 2014

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 15/10/2014