Browsing General Surgery and Urology by Subject "Anaemia"
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Random duodenal biopsy to exclude coeliac disease as a cause of anaemia is not cost-efective and should be replaced with universally performed pre-endoscopy serology in patients on a suspected cancer pathway. (2018-02)BACKGROUND: Random duodenal biopsy to exclude coeliac disease during uppern gastrointestinal endoscopy for the investigation of iron deficiency anaemia remains a common procedure, but is expensive and time-consuming. ...