Rubin Lab

“The findings did not surprise us, but supported our hypothesis that patients with UC have reduced compliance of their rectum, even when they are in remission,” Dr. Rubin told Reuters Health by email. “The exciting new finding is that those who normalized their histology – i.e., biopsies show no evidence of chronic colitis – had compliance similar to the non-colitis control group.”

Click here to read the full article, and here to read the publication “Ulcerative colitis patients have reduced rectal compliance compared with non-IBD controls” in Gastroenterology.