Items Tagged ‘colectomy’

October 16, 2009

Infliximab Linked to Lower Colectomy Rates in Moderate to Severe Active Ulcerative Colitis

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Infliximab treatment is linked to lower colectomy rates in patients with moderate to severe active ulcerative colitis, according to the results of a prespecified analysis from 2 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials reported in the October issue of Gastroenterology.   “Our purpose in this study was to see if the use of infliximab for ulcerative colitis […]

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