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Incidence and phenotype of inflammatory bowel disease based on results from the Asia-pacific Crohn's and colitis epidemiology study.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are becoming more common in Asia, but epidemiologic data are lacking. The Asia-Pacific Crohn's and Colitis Epidemiology Study aimed to determineExpand
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The Epidemiology and Phenotype of Crohn’s Disease in the Chinese Population
Background:Inflammatory bowel disease is uncommon in Southeast Asia but is increasing in incidence. The epidemiology and phenotype of Crohn disease (CD) in the Chinese population is not well-known.Expand
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Environmental risk factors in inflammatory bowel disease: a population-based case-control study in Asia-Pacific
Objective The rising incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in Asia supports the importance of environmental risk factors in disease aetiology. This prospective population-based case-control studyExpand
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The Asia-Pacific Colorectal Screening score: a validated tool that stratifies risk for colorectal advanced neoplasia in asymptomatic Asian subjects
Objective To develop and validate a clinical risk score predictive of risk for colorectal advanced neoplasia for Asia. Methods A prospective, cross-sectional and multicentre study was carried out inExpand
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A phase 2 study of allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells for luminal Crohn's disease refractory to biologic therapy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Transplantation of peripheral blood stem cells has been successful therapy for small numbers of patients with Crohn's disease (CD), but requires prior myeloconditioning. MesenchymalExpand
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Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and barriers to participation of colorectal cancer screening tests in the Asia-Pacific region: a multicenter study.
BACKGROUND The rapid increase in the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) in the Asia-Pacific region in the past decade has resulted in recommendations to implement mass CRC screening programs.Expand
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NOD2/CARD15 gene polymorphisms and Crohn's disease in the Chinese population
Background: Crohn's disease affects people world‐wide, but the incidence in Asia is lower than in Western countries. This difference may be due to genetic and/or environmental factors. Three singleExpand
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Long-term Follow-up of Ulcerative Colitis in the Chinese Population
OBJECTIVES:The incidence of ulcerative colitis (UC) in Asia is increasing but reports on its long-term course are few. We set out determine the incidence, prevalence, and survival rate of UC in theExpand
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Prospective validation study of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health score in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) may result in disability. We aim to validate a novel scoring system for the IBD disability index (IBD-DI), and identify predictors of disabilityExpand
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Changes in Crohn's disease phenotype over time in the Chinese population: Validation of the Montreal classification system
Background: Phenotypic evolution of Crohn's disease occurs in whites but has never been described in other populations. The Montreal classification may describe phenotypes more precisely. The aim ofExpand
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