Implementation and adherence to osteoporosis screening guidelines among coeliac disease patients.

@article{Singh2016ImplementationAA,
  title={Implementation and adherence to osteoporosis screening guidelines among coeliac disease patients.},
  author={P Singh and John J. Garber},
  journal={Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver},
  year={2016},
  volume={48 12},
  pages={1451-1456}
}
BACKGROUND There are no studies evaluating the implementation of American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) guidelines on osteoporosis screening in coeliac disease. AIMS To investigate implementation of osteoporosis screening guidelines in coeliac disease patients and determine how often bone mineral density (BMD) assessment leads to therapeutic intervention. METHODS We screened all patients with biopsy-proven coeliac disease at our center from 2003 to 2013 and collected data on… CONTINUE READING