National burden of pediatric hospitalizations for inflammatory bowel disease: results from the 2006 Kids' Inpatient Database.

@article{Heaton2012NationalBO,
  title={National burden of pediatric hospitalizations for inflammatory bowel disease: results from the 2006 Kids' Inpatient Database.},
  author={Pamela C. Heaton and Namita L. Tundia and Nicole Schmidt and Patricia R. Wigle and Christina M. L. Kelton},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={54 4},
  pages={477-85}
}
OBJECTIVES : The objective of the present study was to quantify the national pediatric inpatient inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) burden in terms of the number of IBD-related hospitalizations, the number of days spent in the hospital, and hospitalization costs. METHODS : Hospitalizations for children and adolescents 20 years and younger with a primary… CONTINUE READING