Perinatal and familial risk factors for irritable bowel syndrome in a Swedish national cohort.

@article{Waehrens2018PerinatalAF,
  title={Perinatal and familial risk factors for irritable bowel syndrome in a Swedish national cohort.},
  author={Rasmus Waehrens and Xinjun Li and Jan Sundquist and Kristina Sundquist and Bengt Z{\"o}ller},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2018},
  volume={53 5},
  pages={
          559-566
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Studies of the importance of perinatal factors for the development of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are sparse. We conducted a large national cohort study to examine perinatal and familial risk factors for IBS. MATERIAL AND METHODS A national cohort of 1,963,685 persons who were born in Sweden in 1973-1992 (identified from the Swedish Birth… CONTINUE READING