Magyarországi adatok a gyulladásos bélbetegsé gro″l, analitikai adatok a colitis ulcerosáról

Translated title of the contribution: Some data on infl ammatory bowel diseases in Hungary: Analytical data on ulcerative colistis

Pál Miheller, Ferenc Nagy, Károly Palatka, István Altorjay, Gábor Horváth, Katalin Lorinczy, László Újszászy, Zsolt Virányi, Attila Szepes, Tamás Molnár, Klaudia Farkas, Zoltán Szepes, Tibor Nyári, Tibor Wittmann, Zsolt Tulassay

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Prospective data collection seems to be essential in evidence-based medicine. Because of the new therapeutic options, the need for standard data collection and testing has significantly increased. In Hungary, a registry for patients with inflammatory bowel disease has already been set up, which makes it possible for clinicians to collect prospective data on their patients. Aim: Basic characteristics of the database of patients with ulcerative colitis are presented in this paper. Methods: The inflammatory bowel disease registry uses the programme of Microsoft Access database management system. Data are stored in a central server. Results: The incidence of inflammatory bowel diseases has been permanently increasing in Hungary; however, its overall prevalence is still low among the European countries. The frequent administration of immunosuppressive medications (azathioprine and corticosteroids) and their increased doses worsen the estimation of the activity. Conclusions: 1., It would be very useful to gain prospective data from all national centres. This kind of database would be able to give a complete picture regarding the Hungarian therapeutical practice. 2., Medications of patients may alter the clinical value of the laboratory findings in the process of determining the severity of the disease.

Original languageHungarian
Pages (from-to)702-712
Number of pages11
JournalOrvosi hetilap
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2012


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