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5-aminosalicylic acids and the risk of renal disease: a large British epidemiologic study.

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BACKGROUND and AIMS: This study was performed to quantify the risk of renal disease in patients using aminosalicylates (5-ASA). METHODS: Data from the United Kingdom General Practice Research Database were used to estimate the incidence of renal disease in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or prescription for 5-ASA and in patients without IBD. In a nested case-control analysis, each case of renal disease was matched to 5 controls. RESULTS: Among the 19,025 5-ASA users with...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Role:
Author
Journal:
Gastroenterology
Volume:
126
Issue:
7
Pages:
1733-1739
Publication date:
2004-06-05
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EISSN:
1528-0012
ISSN:
0016-5085
URN:
uuid:3fe787bb-8fa0-4a57-b38c-a75f4b2e3864
Source identifiers:
111854
Local pid:
pubs:111854

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