ASGE and AGA Publish Statements on IBD-Related Dysplasia Treatment

ASGE and AGA Publish Statements on IBD-Related Dysplasia Treatment
American Society for Gastrointestinal EndoscopyThe American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) released a series of recommendations regarding dysplasia associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The document published in the journal GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Gastroenterology aims to improve and standardize the methods of surveillance and management of the condition. The document is meant to be a statement of consensus about the treatment and diagnosis of dysplasia. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, the two most common forms of IBD, are diseases that develop in the region of the colon and increase the risk of suffering from colorectal cancer, which are thought to emerge from dysplasia areas, or abnormal cellular alterations in the colon mucosa. The diagnosis of the condition is usually made with mucosa examination through the conduction of targeted biops
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