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Association between the Ulcerative Colitis Endoscopic Index of Severity (UCEIS) and outcomes in acute severe ulcerative colitis

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Background The UCEIS accounts for 86% of variance between observers in the overall assessment of endoscopic severity, but has not been correlated with outcomes. Methods Consecutive cases of acute severe colitis (ASC) defined by Truelove and Witts' (TW) criteria were retrospectively evaluated. Demographic details, number of TW criteria, prior medical therapy, UCEIS and inpatient medical therapy were recorded. Pre-specified (adverse) endpoints included rescue therapy, colectomy and readmission....

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjv047

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Fernandopulle, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division
Cesarini, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Crohn's and Colitis Journal website
Pages:
376–381
Publication date:
2015-03-05
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EISSN:
1876-4479
ISSN:
1873-9946
URN:
uuid:a31bc690-a051-4ea9-a401-f4cc626b534a
Source identifiers:
514817
Local pid:
pubs:514817

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