Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Hispanics: The University of Puerto Rico IBD Registry

@inproceedings{Torres2012InflammatoryBD,
  title={Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Hispanics: The University of Puerto Rico IBD Registry},
  author={Esther A. Torres and Abdiel Cruz and Mariola Monagas and Marina Bernal and Yadira Correa and Rafael Ort{\'i}z Cordero and V{\'i}ctor L. Carlo},
  booktitle={International journal of inflammation},
  year={2012}
}
A registry of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD), was created at the University of Puerto Rico in 1995. Subjects with a documented diagnosis of IBD by clinical, radiologic, endoscopic, and/or pathologic criteria were recruited from the IBD clinics, support groups, and community practices, and demographic and medical data was collected. All entries from 1995 to 2009 were analyzed for demographics, family history, disease extent… CONTINUE READING
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