Adult EoE: what you need to know (part 1)

  • Is it rare or underdiagnosed? - History - Prevalence - Incidence
  • Atopic personal or family history - How common is this?
  • What are the symptoms in teens - adults? - When and why do they change with age?
  • How is it diagnosed? - What does it look like by endoscope or microscope? - Why are blood tests not relevant?

Presented by Dr Sarmed Sami, Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College London NHS Trust

Adult EoE: what you need to know (part 2)

  • Current treatment options 
  • When is combining treatments a bad/good idea? 
  • How do you know if the diet/treatments are working and what if they aren't? 
  • PPIs side effects and long-term use - Research - What do we know? 
  • Is it a chronic disease, what is the long term prognosis?

Presented by Dr Jamal Hayat, Consultant Gastroenterologist at St George's University NHS Trust

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