Inflammatory bowel disease epidemiology

@article{Burisch2013InflammatoryBD,
  title={Inflammatory bowel disease epidemiology},
  author={Johan Burisch and Pia Munkholm},
  journal={Current Opinion in Gastroenterology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29},
  pages={357–362}
}
Purpose of review The occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasing worldwide, yet the reasons remain unknown. New therapeutic approaches have been introduced in medical IBD therapy, but their impact on the natural history of IBD remains uncertain. This review will summarize the recent findings in the epidemiology of IBD. Recent findings The incidence of IBD in western Europe is twice as high as in eastern Europe, whereas the highest IBD incidence in the world is found in the… 
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