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Increased Ultraviolet Light Exposure Protects against Surgery in Patients with Crohn's Disease

Govani SM, Higgins PD, Stidham RW, Waljee AK. Increased Ultraviolet Light Exposure Protects against Surgery in Patients with Crohn's Disease. Poster session presented at: Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting; 2014 May 6; Chicago, IL.




Abstract:

Determine if a relationship exists between the odds of inpatient surgery and UV exposure among patients with a primary diagnosis of CD, controlling for other important factors





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