Clinical predictors of inflammatory bowel disease in a genetically well-defined Caucasian population

@inproceedings{Kanaan2011ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical predictors of inflammatory bowel disease in a genetically well-defined Caucasian population},
  author={Ziad Kanaan and Maurice Robert Eichenberger and Surriya Ahmad and Clayton Weller and Henry L Roberts and Jianmin Pan and Shesh N. Rai and Robert E. Petras and E. B. C. M. Weller and Susan Galandiuk},
  booktitle={Journal of Negative Results in BioMedicine},
  year={2011}
}
Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), are multifactorial conditions of unknown etiology. The objective of this study is to examine the combined gene-environment interactions influencing IBD susceptibility in a well-defined Caucasian cohort in rural mid-America. Patients were diagnosed to have CD or UC using conventional radiologic, endoscopic, and/or histopathologic findings. Histological diagnosis was made by a single… CONTINUE READING

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