AGA Clinical Practice Guidelines on the Gastrointestinal Evaluation of Iron Deficiency Anemia

Cynthia W. Ko, Shazia M. Siddique, Amit Patel, Andrew Harris, Shahnaz Sultan, Osama Altayar, Yngve Falck-Ytter

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1085-1094
Number of pages10
JournalGastroenterology
Volume159
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2020

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This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) on gastrointestinal evaluation of iron deficiency anemia. The guideline was developed by the AGA’s Clinical Practice Guideline Committee and approved by the AGA Governing Board. Development of this guideline and its accompanying technical review was fully funded by the AGA Institute with no additional outside funding.

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The Clinical Guidelines Committee included: Shahnaz Sultan, MD, MHSc, AGAF, chair; Karen Chachu, MD, PhD; Lukejohn Day, MD, AGAF; Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, AGAF; Thiruvengadam Muniraj, MD, PhD, MRCP; Amit Patel, MD; Anne F. Peery, MD; Raj Shah, MD; Harminder Singh, MD; Siddharth Singh, MD; Stuart J. Spechler, MD, AGAF; Grace Su, MD, AGAF; Aaron P. Thrift, BSc, PhD; Jennifer M. Weiss, MD, MS, AGAF; and Adam V. Weizman, MD. The Guideline Panel included: Cynthia W. Ko (chair): Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Shazia M. Siddique (member): Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Amit Patel (member), Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University and the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina; Andrew Harris (member): Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio; Shahnaz Sultan (member): Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Technical Review Panel included: Osama Altayar (methodologist trainee): Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri; Yngve Falck-Ytter (GRADE methodologist): Department of Medicine, Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio; Don Rocky (content expert): Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, and Denise Kalmaz (content expert): Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California. This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) on gastrointestinal evaluation of iron deficiency anemia. The guideline was developed by the AGA's Clinical Practice Guideline Committee and approved by the AGA Governing Board. Development of this guideline and its accompanying technical review was fully funded by the AGA Institute with no additional outside funding. Funding The work was funded by the AGA Institute.

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