gastroenterology
IBD

Acute severe ulcerative colitis: study identifies predictors of infliximab response

Gastroenterologists in Victoria have identified two predictors of response to infliximab salvage therapy among patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis (ASUC). The baseline Mayo Endoscopic Score and the post-treatment CRP/albumin ratio were significant predictors of colectomy rates among 54 ASUC patients receiving infliximab as salvage treatment after failing to respond to corticosteroids. However the study, ...

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