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Table 8 Management of CD among pediatricians

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 68 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 68
Control biopsy to verify mucosal healing on gluten-free diet 9 (14) 3 (5) 36 (55) 18 (27) 66
Gluten provocation and third biopsy performed 0 (0) 0 (0) 38 (59) 26 (41) 64
CD serology is part of "my diagnostic algorithm for CD" 68 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 68
"My patients with CD" receive information about gluten-free diet by health-care personnel 65 (97) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (3) 67
  1. *Number of respondents (percentages within brackets were calculated based on these numbers).
  2. Table 8 has previously been published in the Swedish-language journal Barnläkaren [6, 7], and is re-published after permission from that journal.