Table 2

Characteristics of index endoscopy

Index endoscopyN=88*
Indication for endoscopy
 Barrett’s oesophagus surveillance56 (64%)
 Dysphagia11 (12%)
 IDA8 (9.1%)
 Abdominal pain3 (3.4%)
 Reflux symptoms3 (3.4%)
 Dyspepsia3 (3.4%)
 Nausea/vomiting2 (2.3%)
 Haematemesis1 (1.1%)
 Oesophagitis1 (1.1%)
 Hiatus hernia present66 (75%)
Barrett’s length (cm), mean (SD)
 Circumferential3.5 (3.3)
 Maximum4.6 (3.5)
Seattle protocol performed47 (54%)
  • Mean (SD).

  • *n (%).

  • IDA, iron deficiency anaemia.