Intangible costs and benefits of ulcerative colitis surveillance: a patient survey

Matthew D Rutter, Brian P Saunders, Kay H Wilkinson, Gillian Schofield, Alastair Forbes

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Colonoscopic surveillance in ulcerative colitis has costs and benefits beyond cancer prevention, which might influence program efficacy. This study assesses the more intangible aspects of surveillance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1177-83
Number of pages7
JournalDiseases of the Colon and Rectum
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2006


  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Education as Topic
  • Population Surveillance
  • Precancerous Conditions
  • Quality of Life
  • Questionnaires
  • Statistics, Nonparametric

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