An Italian prospective multicenter survey on patients suspected of having non-celiac gluten sensitivity

  title={An Italian prospective multicenter survey on patients suspected of having non-celiac gluten sensitivity},
  author={Umberto Volta and Maria Teresa Bardella and Antonino Salvatore Calabr{\'o} and Riccardo Troncone and Gino Roberto Corazza},
  journal={BMC Medicine},
  pages={85 - 85}
BackgroundNon-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is still an undefined syndrome with several unsettled issues despite the increasing awareness of its existence. We carried out a prospective survey on NCGS in Italian centers for the diagnosis of gluten-related disorders, with the aim of defining the clinical picture of this new syndrome and to establish roughly its prevalence compared with celiac disease.MethodsFrom November 2012 to October 2013, 38 Italian centers (27 adult gastroenterology, 5… 

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