Institute of Health Information and Statistics of the Czech Republic
In the Czech Republic 344 physicians ensured activity of gastroenterology workplaces in the year 2011. The number of examinations increased to 1 million 269 thousands. The number of treated patients increased too, and reached 563 thousands. Overall were 148 thousands registered dispensary patients for selected gastroente-rological diseases, most frequently for reflux disease and colitis ulcerosa.