Title

Development of an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Registry.

Publication/Presentation Date

12-1-1988

Abstract

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is characterized by two major entities, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. These bowel diseases have associated problems involving the eyes, joints, skin, kidneys, immunological system, hepatobiliary system, and psychiatric disturbances. A regional IBD registry encompassing 18 hospitals and IBD specialists in east/northeast Pennsylvania was established to promote awareness of the clinical and epidemiological aspects of the disease. Results of this data collection effort will be shared with patients and physicians through the use of newsletters and symposia. A Basic History (HX) form, an Operative Data (OR) form, and an Annual Follow-up (FU) form was used to collect relevant data. Participation is voluntary and all information is confidential.

Volume

12

Issue

6

First Page

383

Last Page

387

ISSN

0148-5598

Disciplines

Other Medical Specialties | Surgery

PubMedID

3235945

Department(s)

Department of Medicine, Department of Medicine Faculty, Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty

Document Type

Article