Meta-analysis: Coeliac disease and hypertransaminasaemia.

  title={Meta-analysis: Coeliac disease and hypertransaminasaemia.},
  author={Anita Sainsbury and David Surendran Sanders and Alexander C Ford},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={34 1},
BACKGROUND There may be a positive association between coeliac disease and serum hypertransaminasaemia but evidence is conflicting. AIMS To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine the prevalence of coeliac disease in adults presenting with cryptogenic serum hypertransaminasaemia and the prevalence of hypertransaminasaemia in patients with newly diagnosed coeliac disease. METHODS MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched up to August 2010. Case series and case-control studies… CONTINUE READING