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* 1. In which country do you practice?

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* 2. I practice as a :

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* 3. In what sort of setting do you practice?

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* 4. How many years have you been a board certified gastroenterologist?

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* 5. Do you have a special interest in Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

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* 6. How many patients diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis are under your direct care?

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* 7. Do you perform the majority of your initial endoscopies for symptoms of esophageal dysfunction while patients are on or off of Proton pump inhibitors?

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* 8. When performing an upper endoscopy for causes other than signs of esophageal dysfunction, do you routinely take esophageal biopsies? (when the endoscopic appearance is normal)

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* 9. When performing an endoscopy because of dysphagia, do you routinely take esophageal biopsies? (when the endoscopic appearance is normal)

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* 10. When performing an endoscopy because of symptoms suggestive of gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and distal erythema or inflammation is noted, do you routinely take esophageal biopsies?

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* 11. After removal of an esophageal foreign body, do you routinely take esophageal biopsies? (either at the time of foreign body removal or at an additional endoscopy dedicated for tissue sampling)

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* 12. When you suspect eosinophilic esophagitis, from which regions do you take esophageal biopsies? (You may select more than one answer)

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* 13. When during an endoscopy you suspect eosinophilic esophagitis, do you routinely take gastric and/or duodenal biopsies in addition to esophageal biopsies even when the stomach and duodenum appear normal?

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* 14. Biopsies from a patient with dysphagia demonstrate inflammation with more than 50 eosinophils/HPF. What would be your first choice of treatment at this point?

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* 15. What is your first line treatment for a patient with dysphagia who was recently diagnosed with EoE and failed high dose proton pump inhibitor treatment?

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* 16. If you treat patients with elimination diets, which diets do you utilize? (You may select more than one answer )

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* 17. Do you refer patients with EoE treated with elimination diets to a clinical dietician who is knowledgeable in the nutritional treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis, and is able to professionally council patients on such diets?

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* 18. Do you refer patients diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis for allergic assessment?

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* 19. What is your first line management for EoE with significant esophageal stenosis?

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* 20. In the case you perform dilations in  the patient with EoE do you offer additional treatment for maintenance therapy? (You may select more than one answer )

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* 21. Have you read any of the following consensus guidelines:

·         Eosinophilic esophagitis: updated consensus recommendations for children and adults.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011   Liacouras et al.  

·         ESPGHAN Eosinophilic Esophagitis Working Group and the Gastroenterology Committee. Management guidelines of eosinophilic esophagitis in childhood. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2014  Papadopoulou et al.  

·         ACG clinical guideline: Evidenced based approach to the diagnosis and management of esophageal eosinophilia and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Am J Gastroenterol. 2013     Dellon et al.

·         Guidelines on eosinophilic esophagitis: evidence-based statements and recommendations for diagnosis and management in children and adults. United European Gastroenterol J. 2017.  Lucendo et al.

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* 22. Do you feel that publication of a national guideline by the pediatric and adult gastroenterology societies concerning the diagnosis and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis will help you diagnose and treat your patients?

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* 23. Only for gastroenterologist who treat adults - 
Do you feel comfortable transitioning the following patient into your care - An 18 year old male with eosinophilic esophagitis who went into clinical and histological remission on a 6 food elimination diet and has now begun a stepwise food reintroduction with serial endoscopies to identify the specific responsible allergens responsible for his disease?

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