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Table 7 Management of CD among gastroenterologists

From: Validation study of villous atrophy and small intestinal inflammation in Swedish biopsy registers

Topic 9 out of 10 patients 5–8/10 patients 1–4/10 patients No patient/
never
Total*
Biopsy performed prior to CD diagnosis 172 (96) 7 (4) 0 (0) 1 (0.6) 180
Control biopsy performed to verify mucosal healing on gluten-free diet 64 (36) 29 (16) 57 (32) 30 (17) 180
Gluten provocation and third biopsy performed 1 (0.6) 1 (0.6) 16 (9) 161 (90) 179
CD serology is part of "my diagnostic algorithm for CD" 141 (78) 14 (8) 19 (11) 6 (3) 180
"My patients with CD" receive information about gluten-free diet by health-care personnel 164 (93) 1 (0.6) 4 (2) 7 (4) 176
  1. *Number of respondents (percentages within brackets were calculated based on these numbers).
  2. Table 7 has previously been published in the Swedish-language journal Gastrokuriren [6, 7], and is re-published after permission from that journal.