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Nationwide linkage analysis in Scotland implicates age as the critical overall determinant of mortality in ulcerative colitis

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Recent data associated higher mortality with medical rather than surgical intervention in patients with ulcerative colitis who require hospitalization.To examine factors influencing UC-related mortality in Scotland.Using the national record linkage database 1998-2000, 3-year mortality was determined after four admission types: colectomy-elective or emergency; no colectomy-elective or emergency.Of 1078 patients, crude 3-year mortality rates were: colectomy elective 5.6% (n = 177) and emergency...

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4757-4573
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing
Journal:
Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics More from this journal
Volume:
31
Issue:
12
Pages:
1310-1321
Publication date:
2010-03-17
Acceptance date:
2010-03-15
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EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
Pmid:
20236256
Language:
English
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pubs:827890
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uuid:c78e5527-1608-491f-83fd-e57263614af0
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pubs:827890
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827890
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2018-08-09

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