Prevalence and demographic characteristics of inflammatory bowel disease in Cartagena , Colombia

@inproceedings{Barreto2010PrevalenceAD,
  title={Prevalence and demographic characteristics of inflammatory bowel disease in Cartagena , Colombia},
  author={Ismael de Jes{\'u}s Yepes Barreto and Rafael Carmona and Fela D{\'i}az and Ign{\'a}cio Marin-Jim{\'e}nez},
  year={2010}
}
........................................ Received: 28-01-10 Accepted: 26-05-10 Abstract Background: Globally, prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is around 396 cases per 105 inhabitants. However, it has been considered to have low incidence and prevalence in Hispanic populations. To date there is little published epidemiological information on IBD in South America. Objectives: Estimate the prevalence of IBD in an adult population affiliated to an EPS in the city of Cartagena… CONTINUE READING