Geriatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Phenotypic Presentation, Treatment Patterns, Nutritional Status, Outcomes, and Comorbidity

@article{Juneja2012GeriatricIB,
  title={Geriatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Phenotypic Presentation, Treatment Patterns, Nutritional Status, Outcomes, and Comorbidity},
  author={Manie Juneja and Leonard Baidoo and Marc B. Schwartz and Arthur Barrie and M. N{\'u}{\~n}ez Regueiro and Michael R Dunn and David G. Binion},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={2408-2415}
}
The U.S. population is aging and the burden of geriatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients has increased. Systematic data describing phenotypic presentation, treatment regimens, outcomes and comorbidities in elderly IBD patients is limited. We performed a retrospective observational study of IBD patients age ≥65 followed in a 20-hospital system to determine patterns of phenotypic presentation, treatment, polypharmacy, nutritional status and comorbidity. Data were extracted from… CONTINUE READING

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