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Factors associated with gastrointestinal perforation in a cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis Care & Research

Dec 1, 2012

Jeffrey R CurtisKathy L Schulman

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To estimate the incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal (GI) perforation among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Claims from employer health insurance plans were used to identify RA patients and those hospitalized for upper or lower GI perforation. GI perforation cases we...read more

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Glucocorticoids
Comorbidity
Biological Factors
Diverticulitis
Glucocorticoids, Systemic
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Gastrointestinal Perforation
Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
Intestinal Perforation
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Factors associated with gastrointestinal perforation in a cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Arthritis Care & Research

Dec 1, 2012

Jeffrey R CurtisKathy L Schulman

PMID: 22730417

DOI: 10.1002/acr.21764

Abstract

To estimate the incidence and risk factors for gastrointestinal (GI) perforation among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Claims from employer health insurance plans were used to identify RA patients and those hospitalized for upper or lower GI perforation. GI perforation cases we...read more

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Glucocorticoids
Comorbidity
Biological Factors
Diverticulitis
Glucocorticoids, Systemic
3
39

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