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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 79967
Country/Territory United States
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2023-01-20 13:48
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Observational Study
Article Title Trends in gastrointestinal disease hospitalizations and outcomes during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Ayooluwatomiwa Deborah Adekunle, Muni Rubens, Mary Sedarous, Tahniyat Tariq and Philip N Okafor
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Corresponding Author Philip N Okafor, FACG, MD, Doctor, Division of Gastroenterology, Stanford University College of Medicine, 420 Broadway Street, Pavilion D, 2nd Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063, United States. philokafor@gmail.com
Key Words COVID-19; Shelter-in-place; procedure utilization; outcomes; hospitalizations; Gastrointestinal diseases
Core Tip In the current study, we found that, in the first year of the pandemic (2020), the lowest hospitalization rates for common gastrointestinal (GI) conditions in California coincided with peaks of the pandemic in April, November, and December. Overall, there was a 15% hospitalization rate reduction for acute GI conditions in 2020 (the first year of the pandemic) compared to 2019. No significant increase in all-cause mortality for GI admissions was observed for any of the conditions studied except acute pancreatitis, diverticulitis, nonvariceal upper GI bleeding (NVUGIB) and Crohn’s disease. Emergency endoscopies within the first 24 h for acute GI conditions in 2020 were comparable with previous years except for NVUGIB. Unfortunately, there was a corresponding increase in all-cause mortality for NVUGIB. We also outline and create plots of the number of admissions and associated in patient all-cause mortality by month of the year for the conditions studied.
Publish Date 2023-01-20 13:48
Citation Adekunle AD, Rubens M, Sedarous M, Tariq T, Okafor PN. Trends in gastrointestinal disease hospitalizations and outcomes during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic. World J Gastroenterol 2023; 29(4): 744-757
URL https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v29/i4/744.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v29.i4.744
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