Ulcerative colitis: Current and emerging treatment strategies

Maia Kayal, Shailja Shah

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Abstract

Historically, medical therapy for ulcerative colitis (UC) was limited to corticosteroids. Excitingly, over the past just 1–2 decades, the options for medical therapy have expanded and include biologics and small molecules, with more agents actively being developed. In this article, we review the current and emerging treatment strategies for UC stratified according to disease severity.

Original languageEnglish
Article number94
JournalJournal of Clinical Medicine
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2020

Keywords

  • Biologic
  • Colectomy
  • Small molecule
  • Ulcerative colitis

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