TITLE

Preendoscopic serologic test with duodenal biopsy in high-risk patients had high sensitivity and low specificity for celiac disease

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effectiveness of a clinical decision tool (CDT) based on preendoscopic serologic testing with duodenal biopsy for high-risk patients suffering from celiac disease. It is stated that the CDT based on preendoscopic serologic testing combined with duodenal biopsy for high-risk patients diagnosed all cases of celiac disease. Details of the study and a chart on the same are also provided.
ACCESSION #
27029991

 

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