"These patients require ongoing monitoring and follow-up," the study's first author, Amanda M. Israel, MD, also of the University of Chicago Medicine, told MedPage Today.
Our graduating Advanced IBD Fellow, Amanda Israel, was published her findings on the “Follow-Up of Ulcerative Colitis Patients Who Have Achieved Histological Normalization” with Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (available ahead of print here). Her findings describe one-third of patients with UC who achieved histological normalization became quiescent or active, adding to the discussion of whether histological healing should be considered a goal of remission in UC patients. Read more on the MedPage Today article.
Congratulations Amanda on being featured and best wishes for your future endeavors!