Should patients with atrophic gastritis (pernicious anemia) be screened for development of gastric cancer with endoscopy?

By William Aird

2021 AGA Clinical Practice Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Atrophic Gastritis (AG): Expert Review:

Providers should consider performing endoscopic surveillance every 3 years in patients with advanced AG. However, it should be recognized that optimal surveillance intervals remain to be determined, and shorter or longer intervals may be appropriate depending on individual risk assessment.

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