Thromboembolic events and cardiovascular mortality in inflammatory bowel diseases: a meta-analysis of observational studies.

@article{Fumery2014ThromboembolicEA,
  title={Thromboembolic events and cardiovascular mortality in inflammatory bowel diseases: a meta-analysis of observational studies.},
  author={Mathurin Fumery and Cao Xiaocang and Luc Dauchet and C Gower-Rousseau and Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet and J. F. Colombel},
  journal={Journal of Crohn's & colitis},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={469-79}
}
OBJECTIVE Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of having venous thromboembolism. The magnitude of this risk has yet to be determined. The question of whether IBD patients have an increased risk of arterial thromboembolism and cardiovascular (CV) mortality remains controversial. DESIGN We searched MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, EMBASE and international conference abstracts and included all controlled observational studies that evaluated the incidence of venous and… CONTINUE READING
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