Ulcerative Colitis Treatment Reduces Need for Surgery by Almost Half
“Our purpose in this study was to see if the use of infliximab for ulcerative colitis would reduce the need for surgery,” says William Sandborn, M.D., a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist and lead author of the study. “We found that treatment with ...
Treatment for ulcerative colitis in children critical to ensure proper growth
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 16-year-old daughter has been diagnosed ... growth and development than the medications used to treat it. Controlling ulcerative colitis with effective treatment is critical to ensure your daughter's proper growth.
Celebrex May Be Safe for Ulcerative Colitis
2, 2004 (Orlando) -- Treating pain can be a challenge in people with ulcerative colitis ... the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Problems in the intestines, which is what interested Sandborn in his study, typically occur early rather than late in treatment ...
5 Ways to Control Ulcerative Colitis Pain
Kane, MD, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The first step in managing abdominal pain from ulcerative colitis involves you and your doctor tracking down exactly what’s wrong. "Treatment of pain is best when the cause is found ...
Ulcerative Colitis in Teens
Ulcerative colitis usually responds to treatment, so teenagers can resume their normal daily activities after seeking treatment, according to the Mayo Clinic. A doctor might prescribe anti-inflammatory medications and drugs that suppress the immune system.