2016-12-07 19:28:39 UTC

Share Your Thoughts: Follow Up Biopsies for Celiac Disease

Dec. 7, 2016

Join the AGA Community discussion on this important issue, which was recently highlighted in AGA Perspectives.

Our recent AGA Perspectives feature article examined the hotly debated topic of routine follow up biopsies for diagnosed celiac patients. Now that the authors of the debate, Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS, and Daniel Leffler, MD, MS, have shared their perspectives, let us know your thoughts on this issue by joining the continuing discussion in AGA Community. 

In addition to the authors, Joseph Murray, MD, shared a post on the networking forum in response to the debate:

"This is an area of obviously evolving knowledge and experience and questions such as how many and where exactly biopsies should be taken to reassess and indeed how these biopsies need to be graded," Dr. Murray noted.

Have a response to Dr. Murray's take or the debate in general? Share your perspectives in AGA Community.

More on Celiac Disease

Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

APPs: Enhance your delivery of patient care

March 28, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will be held this summer in Chicago.

HLA-DQ–Gluten Tetramer Blood Test Accurately Identifies Patients With and Without Celiac Disease in Absence of Gluten Consumption

March 1, 2018

An HLA-DQ–gluten tetramer based assay that detects gluten-specific T cells accurately identifies patients with and without celiac disease, regardless of whether the individuals are on a gluten-free diet.