The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in a rural region of Southern Germany: a prospective population-based study.

@article{Ott2008TheIO,
  title={The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in a rural region of Southern Germany: a prospective population-based study.},
  author={Claudia Ott and Florian Obermeier and Sabine Thieler and Daniela M Kemptner and Alexandra Bauer and Juergen Schoelmerich and Gerhard Rogler and Antje Timmer},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 9},
  pages={917-23}
}
OBJECTIVE Although important advances in understanding the aetiology and pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have been made, many questions remain unanswered. As the most recent data available on the incidence of IBD in Germany were collected about 15 years ago, we set up a new population-based cohort to determine current incidence data for a defined region in Germany and to establish a basic cohort for prospective follow-up. METHODS All patients living in the region of Oberpfalz… CONTINUE READING

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