• More research needed to test comparative effectiveness of UC treatments

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Induction treatment with various biologic agents improved quality of life among patients with ulcerative colitis, according to research published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.
    However, Paschalis Paschos, MD, MSc, of the clinical and evidence-based medicine unit at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in Greece, and colleagues wrote that more head-to-head trials are needed to inform decision making about their comparative effectiveness.
    “Emerging novel treatment options further increase the uncertainty regarding selection of optimal therapy for ulcerative colitis,”
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