Further Reading About the Intestinal Biopsy
for Diagnosing Celiac Disease

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The further reading I recommend here is an add-on to my article, Is the Intestinal Biopsy for Diagnosing Celiac Disease Always Necessary?. See that article for details about the sources I used to write it.

More Medical Articles Related to the Necessity (or Not) of the Intestinal Biopsy in Confirming All Cases of Celiac Disease

Biagi F, Vattiato C, Agazzi S, et al. A second duodenal biopsy is necessary in the follow-up of adult coeliac patients. Ann Med. 2014;46(6):430-433. [Full Text]

Bürgin-Wolff A, Mauro B, Faruk H. Intestinal biopsy is not always required to diagnose celiac disease: a retrospective analysis of combined antibody tests. BMC Gastroenterol. 2013;13:19. [Full Text]

Caio G, Volta U. Coeliac disease: changing diagnostic criteria? Gastroenterol Hepatol Bed Bench. 2012;5(3):119-122. [Full Text]

Donaldson MR, Book LS, Leiferman KM, Zone JJ, Neuhausen SL. Strongly positive tissue transglutaminase antibodies are associated with Marsh 3 histopathology in adult and pediatric celiac disease. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2008;42(3):256-260. [Abstract]

Guandalini S, Newland C. Can we really skip the biopsy in diagnosing symptomatic children with celiac disease. In Letters to the Editor. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013;57:e24. [Full Text]

Hill PG, Holmes GK. Coeliac disease: a biopsy is not always necessary for diagnosis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008;27(7):572-577. [Abstract]

Klapp G, Masip E, Bolonio M, et al. Celiac disease: the new proposed ESPGHAN diagnostic criteria do work well in a selected population. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013;56:251-256. [Full Text]

Mones RL. Celiac disease. To biopsy or not to biopsy. That is the question! Minerva Pediatr. 2012;64(6):557-565. [Abstract]

Zevit N, Shamir R. Diagnosis of celiac disease: where are we heading after the ESPGHAN 2012 guidelines? J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014 Jul;59 Suppl 1:S13-15. [Abstract]


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