Is current smoking still an important environmental factor in inflammatory bowel diseases? Results from a population-based incident cohort.

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BACKGROUND Previous studies suggest that smoking is an important environmental factor in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), with dichotomous effects in ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD). The aim of this study was to analyze the relationship between smoking and IBD risk in a population-based database from Veszprem Province, which included… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MIB.0b013e3182802b3e

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