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AGA expert review updates clinical practice on diagnosis of atrophic gastritis



The AGA published the Clinical Practice Update expert review to provide guidance on the diagnosis and management of atrophic gastritis, in particular due to chronic Helicobacter pylori infection.
“Providers should recognize atrophic gastritis as an important, albeit frequently underdiagnosed, condition with both gastric and extragastric manifestations,” Shailja C. Shah, MD, MPH, from the gastroenterology section at Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System in La Jolla, California, and colleagues wrote. “Patients with severe atrophic gastritis should be considered for

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