ECCO 2019: Quality of life in patients with active ulcerative colitis receiving biological therapy

Bjørn Kenneth Rasmussen | ECCO 2019 | Mars 11, 2019

Speaker: Bjørn Kenneth Rasmussen

Decreased health-related quality of life was most prominently associated to bowel frequency during daytime, urgency of defecation and blood in the stool. Other symptoms such as bowel frequency during night-time and arthritis were associated for some health-related quality of life dimensions, and appear to vary between the sexes. Furthermore, female sex was an independent predictor of worse health-related quality of life for some domains.