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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-04-24T19:58:17-0400
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...
The purpose of this study is to examine the safety and efficacy of rebamipide by once daily intracolonial administration at 0 (placebo), 60, 150, or 300 mg for 6 weeks in patients with act...
This study will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the experimental compound OP2000 (deligoparin) in patients with active ulcerative colitis. Patients eligible for this study will ...
The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if abatacept can improve signs and symptoms of active ulcerative colitis in patients who have not had an adequate response to other ...
Asacol™ 4.8 g/day (800 mg tablets) is statistically significant more effective to induce clinical and endoscopic remission after 6 weeks of treatment compared to placebo in subjects with...
Patients with ulcerative colitis often report fatigue.
Adherence to mesalazine treatment is essential for the successful treatment of ulcerative colitis.
Pediatric ulcerative colitis (UC) presents at an earlier age and increasing prevalence. Our aim was to examine morbidity, steroid sparing strategies, and surgical outcome in children with active UC.
It has been shown that fecal calprotectin can be used to evaluate mucosal inflammation better than using clinical indices and serum markers. The aim of this study was to assess the use of fecal calpro...
How psycho-social variables affect the degree of disease activity in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn's disease (CD) is incompletely understood. Therefore, we measured and compared the i...
Chronic, non-specific inflammation of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Etiology may be genetic or environmental. This term includes CROHN DISEASE and ULCERATIVE COLITIS.
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.
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.
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.