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Patient-centered, comparative effectiveness of esophageal cancer screening: protocol for a comparative effectiveness research study to inform guidelines for evidence-based approach to screening and surveillance endoscopy

Jennifer R Kramer12, Jennifer Arney124, John Chen12, Peter Richardson12, Zhigang Duan12, Richard L Street13, Marilyn Hinojosa-Lindsey12, Aanand D Naik12 and Hashem B El-Serag12*

  • * Corresponding author: Hashem B El-Serag hasheme@bcm.edu

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Houston VA HSR&D Center of Excellence, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA

2 Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

3 Department of Communications, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

4 Department of Sociology, University of Houston-Clear Lake

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BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:288  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-288

Published: 28 August 2012

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I. Patient Interview Guide: Pre-diagnosis II. Patient Interview Guide: Post-diagnosis (no dysplasia, low- and high-grade dysplasia) III. Physician Interview Guide IV. Framework Analysis Coding Key (Patient Interviews).

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