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Patients considering surgery for ulcerative colitis (UC) face a difficult decision as surgery may or may not improve quality of life. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines for UC emphasize the importance of providing quality preoperative information to patients but note no quality studies for the desired content of this information. Our aim was to explore patient information preferences prior to undergoing surgery for ulcerative colitis.
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Name: Inflammatory bowel diseases
Studies on surgical procedures in patients with concomitant primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and ulcerative colitis (UC) have mainly been restricted to single centers. The aim was to compare surgi...
A longstanding disparity exists between the approaches to restorative surgery after colectomy for patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) in England and Sweden. This study aims to compare colectomy and ...
To evaluate quality of life after surgery for ulcerative colitis (UC) the gastroenterological and psychological conditions were examined.
Though pharmacokinetic studies suggest accelerated biologic drug clearance with increasing body weight, evidence of obesity's impact on clinical outcomes in biologic-treated patients with ulcerative c...
Patients with ulcerative colitis often report fatigue.
Efficacy of ulcerative colitis to induce remission in patients with moderate to severe active ulcerative colitis.
Graves disease in ulcerative colitis: The connection between Graves disease and Inflammatory bowel disease is well known in the literature, but thyroid disorders have not been considered ...
Colitis from reactivation of established CMV colonization can complicate the clinical course in patients with an acute flare of ulcerative colitis (UC). Accurate and timely detection of ac...
Ulcerative Colitis is an Inflammatory Bowel disease that is a life-long, relapsing disabling disorder. Current treatments for Ulcerative Colitis are not satisfactory. Most medications prov...
Confirmation of safety profile of Pentasa slow release tablets 500 mg in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC).
A surgical procedure involving the excision of the COLON and RECTUM and the formation of an ILEOANAL RESERVOIR (pouch). In patients with intestinal diseases, such as ulcerative colitis, this procedure avoids the need for an OSTOMY by allowing for transanal defecation.
Inflammation of the COLON that is predominantly confined to the MUCOSA. Its major symptoms include DIARRHEA, rectal BLEEDING, the passage of MUCUS, and ABDOMINAL PAIN.
Chronic, non-specific inflammation of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Etiology may be genetic or environmental. This term includes CROHN DISEASE and ULCERATIVE COLITIS.
An acute form of MEGACOLON, severe pathological dilatation of the COLON. It is associated with clinical conditions such as ULCERATIVE COLITIS; CROHN DISEASE; AMEBIC DYSENTERY; or CLOSTRIDIUM ENTEROCOLITIS.
A humanized monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to TNF-ALPHA and blocks its interaction with endogenous TNF RECEPTORS to modulate INFLAMMATION. It is used in the treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS; CROHN'S DISEASE and ULCERATIVE COLITIS.