We read with interest the articles by Ben-Horin et al  and Arias-Loste . Indeed, infl ammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), have been recognized for many years now to include a hereditary component. Familial occurrence in IBD is probably expected to be less frequent in Greece compared to Northern… (More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM
To report on the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) related intestinal dysplasia and cancer in northwestern Greece.
PATIENTS AND METHODS
Single referral center retrospective study. The policy among all gastroenterologists of the area regarding medical treatment, patient follow up and bowel surveillance strategies including… (More)