Surgery is likely to be needed for ulcerative colitis when:
People may choose to have surgery to improve their quality of life, cure ulcerative colitis, or prevent the possibility of colon cancer.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Peter J. Kahrilas, MD - Gastroenterology|
|Last Revised||October 8, 2012|
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