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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 14, 2011; 17(22): 2715-2722
Published online Jun 14, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i22.2715
Familial aggregation in inflammatory bowel disease: Is it genes or environment?
Tiago Nunes, Gionata Fiorino, Silvio Danese, Miquel Sans
Tiago Nunes, Miquel Sans, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clinic i Provincial/IDIBAPS, CIBER EHD, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
Gionata Fiorino, Silvio Danese, Division of Gastroenterology, IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas, Rozzano, Milan 20089, Italy
Author contributions: Fiorino G, Danese S, Sans M and Nunes T performed the literature review; Sans M and Nunes T wrote the manuscript.
Supported by Grants from Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (SAF2008/03676) and Fundació Miarnau to Sans M
Correspondence to: Miquel Sans, MD, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Clínic i Provincial/IDIBAPS, CIBER EHD, 170 Villarroel, 08036 Barcelona, Spain.
Telephone: +34-93-2275418 Fax: +34-93-2279387
Received: June 28, 2010
Revised: September 18, 2010
Accepted: September 25, 2010
Published online: June 14, 2011
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