Frailty Risk Tied to Outcomes in Older Patients With IBD

Frailty affects outcomes for older adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Compared with matched controls, 10,590 IBD patients (mean age, 71 years) had higher Hospital Frailty Risk Scores; older IBD patients with high frailty risk had a 20% greater mortality risk vs. those who were not frail.

Via Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Published online January 5, 2022.