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Gastroenterology: Ulcerative colitis — Conservative treatment (endoscopic). Treatment

Ulcerative colitis is colon mucositis. In more than 30% patients, the disease is accompanied by liver and bile duct impairment. Conservative treatment of this disease is reduced to elimination of symptoms and prevention of complications. In difficult cases, endoscopic techniques help to improve the therapy efficiency.

Diagnostics

The diagnosis is made on the basis of complaints, examination and case history. To obtain a complete picture of the disease, the patient is prescribed:

  • complete blood count,
  • biochemical blood test,
  • abdominal ultrasound.

According to the study findings, the physician decides on prescription of therapeutic colonoscopy and gastroscopy.

Endoscopic Therapy

2 days prior to treatment, the patient is asked to exclude black bread, fresh fruit and vegetables from his/her diet. On the day of the procedure, the administration of laxatives is recommended.

Manipulation is carried out in terms of a medication sleep. The upper part of the digestive tract and bile ducts is examined by the gastroscope, and the colon by colonoscopy. Under the control of optical devices, the changed parts of the mucous membranes are influenced with drugs. pseudopolyps are removed, if required. During the intervention, the samples for histological examination is taken.

Further Treatment

After the procedure, the gastroenterologist develops an optimum therapy tactics. The patient is prescribed a set of drugs suppressing the disease symptoms. S/he receives instructions on dietary changes.

Upon completion of the initial course of treatment, a control colonoscopy is carried out, which allows assessing the effectiveness of the measures. The patient is provided with recommendations for further prevention of exacerbations.

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See also for inflammatory intestinal diseases (ulcerative colitis, crohns disease):

St. Vincentius Clinic Karlsruhe

9.8/10 from23 Votes
location_onGermany, Karlsruhe

Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #336125

The Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Diabetology specializes in inpatient and outpatient treatment of patients with diseases of the stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas (gastroenterology), diseases of the hormonal glands (endocrinology) and diabetes.

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University Hospital Rechts der Isar of the Munich Technical University

10/10 from70 Votes
location_onGermany, Munich
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Department of Gastroenterology and Endocrinology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #179109

The Department of Internal Medicine II – Gastroenterology at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar offers the full range of modern methods of endoscopic and sonographic examinations and performs all relevant gastroenterological and endocrine function examinations.

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10 from95 Votes
location_onGermany, Berlin
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Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #168169

The Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology at the University Hospital Charite specializes in gastroenterology, hepatology, endocrinology and diabetology.

University Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU)

9.2/10 from40 Votes
location_onGermany, Munich
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Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #148795

The Department focuses on gastroenterology, hepatology and metabolic diseases and covers the entire range of services and treatment modalities in this spectrum of internal medicine. Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas.

Academic Hospital Sachsenhausen Frankfurt am Main

10/10 from23 Votes
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main

Department of Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Sleep Medicine

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #334271

The Department of Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Sleep Medicine covers a full range of diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and cardiovascular diseases. In addition, the department specializes in the study of sleep and related phenomena.

Academic Hospital Neuperlach Munich

9.8/10 from11 Votes
location_onGermany, Munich
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Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #176971

The department of gastroenterology and hepatology diagnosed and treated diseases of gastro-intestinal system and associated organs as gallbladder, pancreas and liver.

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10 from97 Votes
location_onGermany, Frankfurt am Main
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Department of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #76155

According to the Focus magazine rating of 2017, the Department of Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology ranks among the top German departments specializing in diabetes treatment! The main areas of specialization of the department include gastroenterology, hepato...

HELIOS Clinic Krefeld

9.7/10 from38 Votes
location_onGermany, Krefeld

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Neurogastroenterology, Infectology, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #388286

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Neurogastroenterology, Infectology, Hematology, Oncology and Palliative Care offers the full range of services in these medical fields.

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10 from78 Votes
location_onGermany, Muenster
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Department of Gerneral Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Disorders (Medical Department B)

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #151349

The Department of General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Metabolic Disorders (Medical Department B) at the University Hospital Muenster offers a wide range of services in the treatment of internal organs with a focus on gastrointestinal diseases (gastroenterology).

Vivantes Humboldt Hospital Berlin

9.7/10 from23 Votes
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diabetology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #337739

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Diabetology treats a wide range of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, gallbladder, ducts, pancreas, cancer, as well as infections.

Academic Hospital Bogenhausen Munich

9.2/10 from43 Votes
location_onGermany, Munich

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Gastroenterological Oncology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #153105

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Gastroenterological Oncology at the Academic Hospital Bogenhausen provides treatment for all diseases and disorders of the digestive system, including malignant tumors.

Vivantes Neukölln Hospital Berlin

10/10 from23 Votes
location_onGermany, Berlin

Department of Gastroenterology, Diabetology and Hepatology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #357976

The Department of Gastroenterology, Diabetology and Hepatology offers the full range of services in these medical fields. The department provides high-quality diagnostics, as well as medical and endoscopic treatment of diseases of the abdominal cavity of any severity.

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

9.9/10 from23 Votes
location_onIsrael, Tel Aviv

Department of Gastroenterology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #330046

The Department of Gastroenterology at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a broad range of diseases of the digestive system.

Hannover Medical School

9.8/10 from43 Votes
location_onGermany, Hannover
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Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #246205

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endocrinology at the Hannover Medical School offers treatment of bowel and liver diseases, diseases of the endocrine system, metabolic disorders and diabetes at the highest medicine level.

University Hospital Cologne

9.8/10 from82 Votes
location_onGermany, Cologne
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Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #77923

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectiology treats patients suffering from diseases of digestive system, liver and biliary tract.

HELIOS University Hospital Wuppertal

9.8/10 from42 Votes
location_onGermany, Wuppertal

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Diabetology and Endocrinology

Conservative treatment of ulcerative colitis with endoscopic method #392389

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Diabetology and Endocrinology offers individual and complex diagnostics and treatment of all diseases of the digestive system, including those of the pancreas and liver.




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