Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine that deals with normal function and diseases that affect the digestive tract, from mouth to anus and includes hepatology involving the study of the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and biliary tree.
Gastroenterology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such gastrointestinal disorders including acute hepatic porphyria, bowel disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease, as well as Coeliac disease, hepatitis and pancreatic disorders or transplantation.
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This work group report addresses the potential challenges of implementing an elimination diet for the management of EoE and provides instructions and tools for physicians, dietitians, and other allied health professionals to help guide them in planning elimination diets for both children and adults.
We aimed to clarify the use of PPIs in the evaluation and treatment of children and adults with suspected EoE to develop updated international consensus criteria for EoE diagnosis.
This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the Joint Task Force on Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters (JTF) on the management of eosinophilic esophagitis.