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Risk factors and indications for colectomy in ulcerative colitis patients are different according to patient's clinical background.

Authors
  • Kuriyama, Motoaki
  • Kato, Jun
  • Fujimoto, Tsuyoshi
  • Nasu, Junichirou
  • Miyaike, Jiro
  • Morita, Takechiyo
  • Okada, Hiroyuki
  • Suzuki, Seiyuu
  • Shiode, Junji
  • Yamamoto, Hiroshi
  • Shiratori, Yasushi
Type
Published Article
Journal
Diseases of the colon and rectum
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2006
Volume
49
Issue
9
Pages
1307–1315
Identifiers
PMID: 16741598
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In ulcerative colitis patients, the risk factors and indications for colectomy were different according to the patient's clinical background. Our findings may help to predict patients with ulcerative colitis who have a high risk for colectomy.

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