AGA issues new guidelines on management of gastric intestinal metaplasia

The American Gastroenterological Association released new clinical practice guidelines for the management of gastric intestinal metaplasia.Samir Gupta, MD, MSCS, AGAF, of Moores Cancer Center at University of California, San Diego, told Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease that the AGA’s technical review team found that approximately 5% of individuals who have a gastric biopsy in the United States will receive a diagnosis of gastric intestinal metaplasia (GIM). However, many questions persist about the management of this condition.“The main concern is that we think it’sRead More

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