Briefly noted: Mortality in Acute Severe Ulcerative Colitis

C Dong et al. AP&T 2019

Link: Systematic review with meta‐analysis: mortality in acute severe ulcerative colitis

Key point:

  • “Six population‐based studies with 741,743 patients and 47 referral centre‐based studies with 2556 patients were included. The pooled 3‐month and 12‐month mortalities were respectively 0.84% and 1.01%”

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