Severity of inflammation is a risk factor for colorectal neoplasia in ulcerative colitis

Rutter, Matthew, Saunders, Brian, Wilkinson, Kay, Rumbles, Steve, Schofield, Gillian, Kamm, Michael, Williams, Christopher, Price, Ashley, Talbot, Ian and Forbes, Alastair (2004) Severity of inflammation is a risk factor for colorectal neoplasia in ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology, 126 (2). pp. 451-9. ISSN 0016-5085

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Abstract

Patients with ulcerative colitis are at increased risk of colorectal cancer. It is widely believed that this is secondary to colonic inflammation. However, the severity of colonic inflammation has never been shown to be a risk factor.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adolescent,adult,case-control studies,child,colitis, ulcerative,colonoscopy,colorectal neoplasms,cytoprotection,female,humans,male,mesalamine,middle aged,multivariate analysis,odds ratio,risk factors,severity of illness index,smoking,sulfasalazine
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 10:56
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 23:17
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49618
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