Ulcerative colitis disease activity as subjectively assessed by patient-completed questionnaires following orthotopic liver transplantation for sclerosing cholangitis

@article{Gavaler1991UlcerativeCD,
  title={Ulcerative colitis disease activity as subjectively assessed by patient-completed questionnaires following orthotopic liver transplantation for sclerosing cholangitis},
  author={Judith S. Gavaler and Byron Delemos and Steven H. Belle and BS RTAlmaE.Heyl and Ralph E. Tarter and PhD Thomas E. Starzl and BA ChristopherGavaler and David V. Thiel},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={1991},
  volume={36},
  pages={321-328}
}
To assess whether or not liver transplantation and subsequent immunosuppression with cyclosporine and prednisone affect ulcerative colitis symptomatology, we surveyed by questionnaire all 23 surviving patients with pretransplant colonoscopy-documented ulcerative colitis who were transplanted for primary sclerosing cholangitis between June 1982 and September 1985. At follow-up [89.8±7.6 weeks (mean±sem], all six patients who had had asymptomatic colonoscopy-documented ulcerative colitis reported… CONTINUE READING