Accommodation in a refugee shelter as a risk factor for peptic ulcer bleeding after the Great East Japan Earthquake: a case–control study of 329 patients

@article{Kanno2014AccommodationIA,
  title={Accommodation in a refugee shelter as a risk factor for peptic ulcer bleeding after the Great East Japan Earthquake: a case–control study of 329 patients},
  author={Takeshi Kanno and Kastunori Iijima and Tomoyuki Koike and Yasuhito Abe and Norihiro Shimada and Tatsuya Hoshi and Nozomu Sano and Motoki Ohyauchi and Hirotaka Ito and Tomoaki Atsumi and Hidetomo Konishi and Sho Asonuma and Tooru Shimosegawa},
  journal={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={50},
  pages={31-40}
}
BackgroundWe have reported that the total number of peptic ulcers (PUs) had increased 1.5-fold after the Great East Japan Earthquake compared with those of the previous year, and that hemorrhagic ulcers were more prominently increased by 2.2-fold. The aim of this study is to determine the risk factors for bleeding ulcers after the Great East Japan Earthquake.MethodsClinical data of all peptic ulcer subjects endoscopically detected at the 7 major hospitals in the middle of the stricken area… CONTINUE READING
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