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Factors affecting clinical and endoscopic efficacies of selective leucocytapheresis for ulcerative colitis

T Yamamoto 1A R SaniabadiY MaruyamaS UmegaeK Matsumoto, Dig Liver Dis. 2007 Jul;39(7):626-33.

Based on the outcomes of this study, it appears that steroid-naïve patients and patients on low dose steroid and short duration of exposure respond to granulocyte, monocyte/macrophage adsorptive apheresis. Further studies in larger cohorts of patients should strengthen our findings.

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