Inflamm Bowel Dis 2015 Mar;21(3):631-5
*Digestive Diseases Institute, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel; †Department of Gastroenterology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel; ‡Department of Gastroenterology, Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; §Department of Gastroenterology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Israel; ‖Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel; ¶Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel; and **Department of Gastroenterology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
Background: The development and characteristics of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Ethiopian Jewish immigrants to Israel were investigated.
Methods: A case-control study was conducted in 7 tertiary care hospitals in Israel. Patients of Ethiopian origin with IBD >6 months were included. Read More