African Americans and Short-Term Outcomes after Surgery for Crohn's Disease: An ACS-NSQIP Analysis.

Citation data:

Journal of Crohn's & colitis, ISSN: 1876-4479, Vol: 11, Issue: 4, Page: 468-473

Publication Year:
2017
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PMID:
27683803
DOI:
10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjw175
Author(s):
Arsoniadis, Elliot G.; Ho, Yen-Yi; Melton, Genevieve B.; Madoff, Robert D.; Le, Chap; Kwaan, Mary R.
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press (OUP)
Tags:
Medicine
article description
Previous reports on racial disparities in the treatment of Crohn's disease [CD] in African American [AA] patients have shown differences in both medical and surgical treatments in this population. No study thus far has examined the effect of AA race on outcomes after surgery for CD.