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Incidence and prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease in Norway and the impact of different case definitions: A nationwide registry study – MD Linx

MDLinx original journal summary on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Gastroenterology from Clinical Epidemiology

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In this study, hospital and prescription data were used to calculate the incidence and prevalence of Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), using different case definitions. Nationwide data were used from the Norwegian Patient Registry (2008 to 2017) and the Norwegian Prescription Database (2004 to April 2018). Researchers calculated the incidence and prevalence using different case definitions of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients, varying the number of IBD-related hospital visits and…

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