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2010-09-01 15:56:57

Researchers dispute other study findings that show nearly two times greater incidence of surgery A new multi-center study of 854 children with Crohn's disease shows a 5-year cumulative risk of bowel surgery is significantly lower than reported in recent studies. The findings of the study, led by Hasbro Children's Hospital, also indicate that children diagnosed between ages 13 and 16 had an increased risk of bowel surgery, and that a common treatment that begins at diagnosis, immunomodulator...

2006-08-08 13:20:28

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In the years following pregnancy, a drop in the relapse rate is noted among women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a recent report by European investigators. However, narrowing or blockages of the bowel, also referred to as stenosis, and rates of bowel surgery did not seem to be affected by pregnancy. Many studies have investigated the impact of IBD on pregnancy outcomes, but relatively few have looked at how pregnancy affects the...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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