Review article: Immunosuppressants in distal ulcerative colitis

Falasco, G, Zinicola, R and Forbes, Alastair ORCID: (2002) Review article: Immunosuppressants in distal ulcerative colitis. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 16 (2). pp. 181-7. ISSN 0269-2813

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Distal ulcerative colitis may prove to be resistant to steroids and aminosalicylates, but total colectomy is more difficult to justify than in severe extensive colitis. Immunosuppression is of established benefit in generalized colitis, but there are no data available specific to distal disease.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 6-mercaptopurine,adult,aged,azathioprine,colitis, ulcerative,cyclosporine,databases, factual,female,humans,immunosuppressive agents,male,middle aged,treatment outcome
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 10:42
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2022 23:58
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2036.2002.01170.x

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