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Review article: insurance risks for patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.

Abstract:

Prospective population-based studies have allowed a re-evaluation of the risks of insuring patients with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. Life expectancy, the risk of cancer and working capacity are very much better than previously recognised and are normal for many patients. Three population-based studies in ulcerative colitis have shown a mortality similar to or slightly less than the general population except in the first year after diagnosis, whilst two have shown a slightly higher ...

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Journal:
Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
51-59
Publication date:
1997-02-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
URN:
uuid:8654d550-ed13-4ae2-a8a0-60098204e8b6
Source identifiers:
353587
Local pid:
pubs:353587

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