Risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with cronic inflammatory bowel disease: A Danish 16-year nationwide follow-up study

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Risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with cronic inflammatory bowel disease : A Danish 16-year nationwide follow-up study. / Rasmussen, Henrik Højgaard; Fonager, Kirsten; Sørensen, Henrik Toft; Pedersen, Lars; Dahlerup, Jens Frederik; Steffensen, Flemming Hald.

In: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol. 34, No. 2, 02.1999, p. 199-201.

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Rasmussen, Henrik Højgaard ; Fonager, Kirsten ; Sørensen, Henrik Toft ; Pedersen, Lars ; Dahlerup, Jens Frederik ; Steffensen, Flemming Hald. / Risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with cronic inflammatory bowel disease : A Danish 16-year nationwide follow-up study. In: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. 1999 ; Vol. 34, No. 2. pp. 199-201.

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abstract = "BACKGROUND:There are few epidemiologic data about the risk of acute pancreatitis in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases; we therefore wanted to estimate the risk of a first episode of acute pancreatitis in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in the total Danish population.METHODS:The study included all patients discharged from Danish hospitals with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis registered in the Danish National Registry of Patients in the period from 1977 to 1992. The first episode of acute pancreatitis was identified in the cohort. The observed number of patients with acute pancreatitis was compared with expected numbers on the basis of age, sex, and calendar-specific incidence rates in the general population.RESULTS:Overall, 15,526 patients were discharged and followed up for 112,824 person-years. The standardized incidence ratio (SIR) for acute pancreatitis was increased both in patients with Crohn's disease (SIR = 4.3; 95% confidence interval (CI), 2.9-6.1) and in those with ulcerative colitis (SIR= 2.1; 95% CI, 1.6-2.8).CONCLUSION:Patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease seem to be at increased risk of acute pancreatitis. Further validation and refinement of this registration-based study are needed.",
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T1 - Risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with cronic inflammatory bowel disease

T2 - A Danish 16-year nationwide follow-up study

AU - Rasmussen, Henrik Højgaard

AU - Fonager, Kirsten

AU - Sørensen, Henrik Toft

AU - Pedersen, Lars

AU - Dahlerup, Jens Frederik

AU - Steffensen, Flemming Hald

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N2 - BACKGROUND:There are few epidemiologic data about the risk of acute pancreatitis in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases; we therefore wanted to estimate the risk of a first episode of acute pancreatitis in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in the total Danish population.METHODS:The study included all patients discharged from Danish hospitals with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis registered in the Danish National Registry of Patients in the period from 1977 to 1992. The first episode of acute pancreatitis was identified in the cohort. The observed number of patients with acute pancreatitis was compared with expected numbers on the basis of age, sex, and calendar-specific incidence rates in the general population.RESULTS:Overall, 15,526 patients were discharged and followed up for 112,824 person-years. The standardized incidence ratio (SIR) for acute pancreatitis was increased both in patients with Crohn's disease (SIR = 4.3; 95% confidence interval (CI), 2.9-6.1) and in those with ulcerative colitis (SIR= 2.1; 95% CI, 1.6-2.8).CONCLUSION:Patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease seem to be at increased risk of acute pancreatitis. Further validation and refinement of this registration-based study are needed.

AB - BACKGROUND:There are few epidemiologic data about the risk of acute pancreatitis in chronic inflammatory bowel diseases; we therefore wanted to estimate the risk of a first episode of acute pancreatitis in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis in the total Danish population.METHODS:The study included all patients discharged from Danish hospitals with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis registered in the Danish National Registry of Patients in the period from 1977 to 1992. The first episode of acute pancreatitis was identified in the cohort. The observed number of patients with acute pancreatitis was compared with expected numbers on the basis of age, sex, and calendar-specific incidence rates in the general population.RESULTS:Overall, 15,526 patients were discharged and followed up for 112,824 person-years. The standardized incidence ratio (SIR) for acute pancreatitis was increased both in patients with Crohn's disease (SIR = 4.3; 95% confidence interval (CI), 2.9-6.1) and in those with ulcerative colitis (SIR= 2.1; 95% CI, 1.6-2.8).CONCLUSION:Patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease seem to be at increased risk of acute pancreatitis. Further validation and refinement of this registration-based study are needed.

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KW - chronic inflammatory bowel disease

KW - epidemiology

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