Assessment of gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with systemic sclerosis in a UK tertiary referral centre

Nora M Thoua, Catey Bunce, Geraldine Brough, Alastair Forbes, Anton V Emmanuel, Christopher P Denton

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Abstract

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT) is affected in up to 90% of patients with SSc to a variable extent and severity. We aimed to establish the frequency and range of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in SSc patients at the Royal Free Hospital, a tertiary referral centre.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1770-5
Number of pages6
JournalRheumatology
Volume49
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2010

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Female
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaires
  • Scleroderma, Systemic
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Time Factors

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