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={M. Juneja and L. Baidoo and M. Schwartz and A. Barrie and M. Regueiro and M. Dunn and D. Binion},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={57},
  pages={2408-2415}
}
  • M. Juneja, L. Baidoo, +4 authors D. Binion
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Digestive Diseases and Sciences
  • Background and AimsThe 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.MethodsData… CONTINUE READING

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