Exposure to oral contraceptives increases the risk for development of inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis of case-controlled and cohort studies.

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BACKGROUND The oral contraceptive pill (OCP) is a widely used method of contraception. There have been conflicting studies linking the use of OCPs to the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The intent of this meta-analysis is to better define the association between OCP exposure and the risk for development of IBD. METHODS A thorough search… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0000000000000915

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@article{Ortizo2017ExposureTO, title={Exposure to oral contraceptives increases the risk for development of inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis of case-controlled and cohort studies.}, author={Ronald Ortizo and Stephanie Y. Lee and Emily Tam Nguyen and Mohammad Mazen Jamal and Matthew M Bechtold and Douglas L. Nguyen}, journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology}, year={2017}, volume={29 9}, pages={1064-1070} }