Different clinical characteristics in Hispanic and non-Hispanic whites with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: a case-control study.


BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasingly diagnosed in ethnic and racial minorities. Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) has become the treatment of choice for ulcerative colitis (UC) patients requiring surgery. Few studies have characterized the natural history of IPAA and the pouch outcomes in the Hispanic American population. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ibd.21431