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Increasing incidence and prevalence of the inflammatory bowel diseases with time, based on systematic review.
BACKGROUND & AIMS We conducted a systematic review to determine changes in the worldwide incidence and prevalence of ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD) in different regions and withExpand
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Worldwide incidence and prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in the 21st century: a systematic review of population-based studies
BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease is a global disease in the 21st century. We aimed to assess the changing incidence and prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease around the world. METHODS WeExpand
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The global burden of IBD: from 2015 to 2025
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  • Medicine
  • Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology
  • 1 December 2015
Over 1 million residents in the USA and 2.5 million in Europe are estimated to have IBD, with substantial costs for health care. These estimates do not factor in the 'real' price of IBD, which canExpand
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Global Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori infection has changed with improvements in sanitation and methods of eradication. We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis toExpand
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A National Survey of the Prevalence and Impact of Clostridium difficile Infection Among Hospitalized Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients
BACKGROUND:We sought to determine nationwide, population-based trends in rates of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) infection among hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in theExpand
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Population-based study of the epidemiology of and the risk factors for pyogenic liver abscess.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is relatively uncommon in North America but is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Our objective was to characterize the incidence of,Expand
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A Population-Based Study of Pyogenic Liver Abscesses in the United States: Incidence, Mortality, and Temporal Trends
OBJECTIVES:Few population-based studies have evaluated pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) in North America. We assessed the incidence of PLA and evaluated predictors of mortality.METHODS:We used theExpand
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Invasive potential of gut mucosa‐derived fusobacterium nucleatum positively correlates with IBD status of the host
Background: Fusobacterium nucleatum is a heterogeneous oral pathogen that is also a common resident of the human gut mucosa. Given that some strains of F. nucleatum are known to be invasive andExpand
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Impact of hospital volume on postoperative morbidity and mortality following a colectomy for ulcerative colitis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Postoperative morbidity and mortality following a colectomy for ulcerative colitis (UC) has been primarily reported from tertiary care referral centers that perform a high volume ofExpand
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The Burden of Large and Small Duct Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis in Adults and Children: A Population-Based Analysis
OBJECTIVES:The epidemiology of primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) has been incompletely assessed by population-based studies. We therefore conducted a population-based study to determine: (a)Expand
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