Screening for Celiac Disease in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Irvine2017ScreeningFC,
  title={Screening for Celiac Disease in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={Andrew J. Irvine and William D. Chey and Alexander Charles Ford},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2017},
  volume={112},
  pages={65-76}
}
  • Andrew J. Irvine, William D. Chey, Alexander Charles Ford
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Objectives:Celiac disease (CD) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) share similar symptoms, leading to confusion between the two and diagnostic delay. International guidelines recommend screening individuals with IBS for CD, via serological testing. However, studies published recently have cast doubt on the utility of this. We updated a previous meta-analysis examining this issue.Methods:MEDLINE, EMBASE, and EMBASE Classic were searched through to May 2016. Eligible studies recruited adults with… CONTINUE READING

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