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New keys to maintenance treatment in ulcerative colitis

Digestive Diseases

Oct 12, 2010

Peter D R Higgins

Abstract

Maintenance treatment in ulcerative colitis often fails to prevent flares and long term complications. The first key to maintenance is to use effective therapy, even when patients become asymptomatic. The second key is to communicate the importance of adherence to patients, and to help ...read more

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Patient Non-Compliance
Endoscopy (Procedure)
Immunomodulators
Immunologic Adjuvants
Biological Products
Malignant Tumor of Colon
Recurrent Malignant Neoplasm
Colorectal Neoplasms
Recurrence (Disease Attribute)
Inflammation
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New keys to maintenance treatment in ulcerative colitis

Digestive Diseases

Oct 12, 2010

Peter D R Higgins

PMID: 20926876

DOI: 10.1159/000320406

Abstract

Maintenance treatment in ulcerative colitis often fails to prevent flares and long term complications. The first key to maintenance is to use effective therapy, even when patients become asymptomatic. The second key is to communicate the importance of adherence to patients, and to help ...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Patient Non-Compliance
Endoscopy (Procedure)
Immunomodulators
Immunologic Adjuvants
Biological Products
Malignant Tumor of Colon
Recurrent Malignant Neoplasm
Colorectal Neoplasms
Recurrence (Disease Attribute)
Inflammation

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, arise due to chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Here is the latest research.

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Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology

Optimizing clinical use of mesalazine (5-aminosalicylic acid) in inflammatory bowel disease(opens in new tab)

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  • References18
  • Citations2
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