Overall and cause-specific mortality in Crohn's disease: a meta-analysis of population-based studies


Authors:Duricova, D., Pedersen, N., Elkjaer, M., Gamborg, M., Munkholm, P. and Jess, T.
"Among unselected patients with CD, overall mortality was slightly but significantly higher than in the general population-primarily explained by deaths from gastrointestinal, respiratory, and genitourinary diseases. Notably, mortality from colorectal cancer was not increased."