Clinical course of chronic ulcerative colitis (Based on 7662 proctoscopy examinations)

  • M. H. Stretcher


In following these cases we have learned:
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    That bed rest, dietary regime, vaccines and blood transfusions is the management of choice in chronic ulcerative colitis.

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    That proctoscopic reexaminations once yearly aids in the management of these patients.

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    That removal of foci of infections is beneficial.

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    That surgical interference should be reserved only for acute complications.



Ulcerative Colitis Chronic Ulcerative Colitis Duodenal Content Proctoscopic Examination Nonspecifie Ulcerative Colitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. H. Stretcher
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Research and Educational Hospital, University of Illinois, College of Medicine, and Grant HospitalChicagoIllinois

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