Mortality from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in England-Wales and the U.S. from 1950 to 1983.

@article{Sonnenberg1986MortalityFC,
  title={Mortality from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in England-Wales and the U.S. from 1950 to 1983.},
  author={Amnon Sonnenberg},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1986},
  volume={29 10},
  pages={624-9}
}
As the etiology of inflammatory bowel disease remains unknown, studies of its time trends may provide clues to understanding the underlying mechanisms. This study examines mortality from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in England and Wales and the U.S. during the period 1950 to 1983. Mortality from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis changed in both countries similarly. The death rates from Crohn's disease increased until 1970 to 1974 and decreased thereafter. The death rates from… CONTINUE READING