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Recent EG/EoD prevalence study results
William Chey, MD

Dr Chey gives an overview of EG/EoD and discusses the prospective, multicenter prevalence study showing that among 405 patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe GI symptoms who underwent EGD with biopsy, 45% met the histologic criteria for EG/EoD.1

Systematic approach to diagnosing EG/EoD
used in recent EG/EoD studies

Evan Dellon, MD, MPH

Dr Dellon discusses the importance of adopting a systematic approach in biopsy collection and histopathological evaluation to help identify patients with EG/EoD.

Histopathology method for diagnosing EG/EoD
used in recent EG/EoD studies

Robert Genta, MD, FACG
Kevin Turner, DO

Dr Genta and Dr Turner describe the key role pathologists play in diagnosing EG/EoD, the importance of evaluating gastric and duodenal specimens under high-power magnification, and their approach to systematically counting and reporting eosinophil numbers to their gastroenterologist partners.

These healthcare professionals serve as disease education speakers for Allakos to help share EG/EoD insights like those in these videos, in addition to performing other services for the company. They receive compensation for this work.

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Reference: 1. Talley NJ, Kamboj AP, Chey WD, et al. Endoscopy and systematic biopsy of patients with chronic gastrointestinal symptoms leads to high discovery rate of patients who meet histologic criteria for eosinophilic gastritis and/or eosinophilic duodenitis. Presented at: Digestive Disease Week Virtual; May 22, 2021.