Celiac Disease Treatment Differs Between Physicians and Academics
Researchers interviewed 169 practicing gastroenterologists and 22 academic experts to determine the treatment recommended and the treatment actually given. Differences were found in the use of IgA anti-endomysial antibodies, human leukocyte antigen DQ2/8 testing, gluten challenge and oat consumption.
Academic experts more frequently recommended CD screening for patients with type 1 diabetes and Down and Turner syndromes, as well as for relatives of CD patients.
Related Articles on Celiac Disease:
Celiac Cases Rising, Cause Unknown
Mayo Clinic Gastroenterologist Details Role of Endoscopic Imaging in Small Bowel
Texas Gastroenterologist Featured for Use of Capsule Endoscopy
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2015. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.
To receive the latest hospital and health system business and legal news and analysis from Becker's Hospital Review, sign-up for the free Becker's Hospital Review E-weekly by clicking here.
New From Becker's GI & Endoscopy
Payment landscape forecast: 3 gastroenterologists consider the possibility of colonoscopy reimbursement cutsRead Now
- Newfound rivals: 5 reasons Blue Cross isn't a fan of Anthem's recent acquisition
- Physicians anxiously awaiting MU rule updates — 6 notes
- Debate over drug used to treat Marburg — 6 notes
- #fixEHR: Physicians voice EHR concerns — 7 key notes
- BPC calls on Congress to accelerate medical product process: 5 things to know