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Ulcerative Colitis

UC,Ulcerative Colitis,ulcerous colitis,ulcer colitis

Ulcerative Colitis - UC
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Stemming Variations: ulcerous colitis, ulcer colitis
Cumulative Annual
    • Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory disease in which the risk of colorectal cancer is increased. The risk increases with extent of disease, including backwash ileitis which indicates total large bowel disease, length of history, early onset, activity of disease, family history of colorectal cancer and sclerosing cholangitis; the risk may be reduced with anti-inflammatory therapy...

    Robert H. Riddell. Ulcerative Colitis - The Scope of Dysplasia

    • Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disorder characterized by exacerbations and remissions. The degree of infl ammation as assessed by conventional colonoscopy is a reliable parameter of disease activity. However, even when conventional colonoscopy suggests remission and normal mucosal findings, microscopic abnormalities may persist, and relapse may occur later. Patients with long-standing, extensive ulcerative colitis have an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer...

    Takafumi Andoet al. Magnifying chromoscopy, a novel and useful technique for colonoscopy i...

    • Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory destructive disease of the large intestine occurred usually in the rectum and lower part of the colon as well as the entire colon...

    Chang-Tai Xuet al. Drug therapy for ulcerative colitis

    • Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, relapsing and debilitating idiopathic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Dysregulation of the mucosal immune response toward commensal bacterial flora together with genetic and environmental factors plays an important role in the pathogenesis...

    Praveen K. Yadavet al. Current Strategies for the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

    • • Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, debilitating disease, and many drugs used for therapy have undesirable side effects. • This chapter discusses the scientific literature regarding the therapeutic role of probiotics in ulcerative colitis with a focus on the pediatric patient population. • Evidence-based research suggests that probiotic therapy, either alone or as an adjuvant, may be an effective alternative for some UC patients • No definitive data exist to confirm that probiotic therapy is beneficial for either active disease or maintaining remission...

    Richard N. Fedorak. Probiotics in Ulcerative Colitis

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