Prevalence and clinical impact of endoscopic pseudomembranes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and Clostridium difficile infection.

@article{BenHorin2010PrevalenceAC,
  title={Prevalence and clinical impact of endoscopic pseudomembranes in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and Clostridium difficile infection.},
  author={Shomron Ben-Horin and Maya Margalit and Peter J J Bossuyt and Jochen Maul and Yami Shapira and Daniela Z Bojic and Irit Chermesh and Ahmad Al-Rifai and Alain Schoepfer and Matteo Bosani and Matthieu Allez and Peter L Lakatos and Fabrizio Bossa and Alexander Eser and Tommaso Stefanelli and Franck Carbonnel and Konstantinos Katsanos and Davide Checchin and In{\'e}s S{\'a}enz de Miera and Walter Reinisch and Yehuda Chowers and Gordon W Moran},
  journal={Journal of Crohn's & colitis},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={194-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Limited data suggests that pseudomembranes are uncommon in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and C. difficile associated disease (CDAD), but the reason for this is unknown. We aimed to evaluate the rate of pseudomembranes in this population, identify predictive factors for pseudomembranes' presence and assess its clinical impact. METHODS This was a sub-study of a retrospective European Crohn's & Colitis Organization (ECCO) multi-center study on the outcome of… CONTINUE READING

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