Evaluation of disease activity in patients with moderately active ulcerative colitis: comparisons between a new activity index and Truelove and Witts' classification.

@article{Seo1995EvaluationOD,
  title={Evaluation of disease activity in patients with moderately active ulcerative colitis: comparisons between a new activity index and Truelove and Witts' classification.},
  author={Mitsuru Seo and Mitsuo Yamaguchi Okada and Tsuneyoshi Yao and Nobuo Okabe and Kazuhiro Maeda and Kouji Oh},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1995},
  volume={90 10},
  pages={1759-63}
}
OBJECTIVES We have recently proposed a new activity index (AI) for ulcerative colitis. The aim of this study was to examine how AI would reflect the effect of medical therapy in comparison with Truelove and Witts' criteria. METHODS In this trial, we studied 35 patients with extensive colitis who persisted with moderate disease for 2 wk. They showed no… CONTINUE READING