Funded by a Clinical Research Award from the American College of Gastroenterology. Eric Benchimol was a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) training fellow in the Canadian Child Health Clinician Scientist Program, in partnership with SickKids Foundation and the Child & Family Research Institute of British Columbia, and also supported by a fellowship from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition-Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation. Astrid Guttmann was supported by a CIHR New Investigator Award. Teresa To was supported by the University of Toronto Dales Award. Funders played no role in the study design, collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data or in the writing of the report.
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Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Volume 17, Issue 10, pages 2153–2161, October 2011
How to Cite
Benchimol, E. I., Guttmann, A., To, T., Rabeneck, L. and Griffiths, A. M. (2011), Changes to surgical and hospitalization rates of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario, Canada (1994–2007). Inflamm Bowel Dis, 17: 2153–2161. doi: 10.1002/ibd.21591
Potential conflict of interest: Eric Benchimol has been a consultant and received educational funds from Merck/Schering-Plough Canada. Anne Griffiths has received research support from Merck/Schering-Plough Canada and has been a consultant for Abbott Canada, UCB Pharma, Centocor, and Merck/Schering-Plough.
- Issue online: 11 SEP 2011
- Version of Record online: 22 DEC 2010
- Manuscript Accepted: 31 OCT 2010
- Manuscript Received: 25 OCT 2010
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|IBD_21591_sm_Supptable1.doc||28K||Supporting Table 1 Billing codes used to identify intestinal, rectal and peri-anal surgeries within the OHIP physician billing database.|
|IBD_21591_sm_Supptable2.doc||70K||Supporting Table 2 Classification of IBD-related health services use. Note that description of IBD-related diagnoses in the text refer to all diagnostic codes classified IBD-specific, IBD signs/symptoms and extra-intestinal manifestations.|
|IBD_21591_sm_Supptable3.doc||41K||Supporting Table 3 Descriptive characteristics of ODB patients.|
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