Universität Rostock, 2019
Abstract: To evaluate the long-term clinical and socioeconomic outcome of structured transition care in adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We compared 24 patients with and 11 patients without structured transition care within a follow-up period of 4 years. The prevalence of intestinal complications and the cumulative radiation exposure, as well as the costs for admissions and surgeries were reduced in transition patients compared to patients without structured transition.
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