volume 93, issue 2, P166-169 1998
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.1998.00166.x
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A Martin, M Dinca, L Leone, W Fries, I Angriman, A Tropea, R Naccarato

Abstract: In patients with UC, even in remission, there is a measurable impairment of QOL, which increases with the severity of disease. Operated patients have a QOL that is comparable to that of patients in remission or with mild disease, and proctocolectomy with ileo-anal anastomosis may restore an acceptable QOL in patients with moderate/severe UC.