Remicade clearance predicted colectomy rates in severe UC

Patients’ clearance of Remicade was a ‘strong predictor’ of colectomy rates within 30 days, 6 months and 1 year of hospitalization for acute severe ulcerative colitis, according to data from Digestive Disease Week.“Calculating infliximab drug clearance prior to treatment initiation was a strong predictor for colectomy in hospitalized acute severe UC patients,” Robert Battat, MD, of Weill Cornell Medicine, said during his recorded presentation. “In both univariable and multivariable analyses, the only factor that was associated with requiring colectomy wasRead More

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