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In this episode, Dr. Batchelor and Dr. Kermode discuss the optimal location of biopsy and how many biopsy specimens are required to make a diagnosis for Celiac disease.
Resources for this episode:
McCarty TR, O’Brien CR, Gremida A, Ling C, Rustagi T. Efficacy of duodenal bulb biopsy for diagnosis of celiac disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Endosc Int Open. 2018 Nov;6(11):E1369-E1378. doi: 10.1055/a-0732-5060. Epub 2018 Nov 7. PMID: 30410959; PMCID: PMC6221829.
Pais WP, Duerksen DR, Pettigrew NM, Bernstein CN. How many duodenal biopsy specimens are required to make a diagnosis of celiac disease? Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jun;67(7):1082-7. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2007.10.015. Epub 2008 Mar 4. PMID: 18308317.
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