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The Diagnostic Value of Colonoscopy in Understanding Inflammatory Mucosal Damage in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Predicting Clinical Response to Adsorptive Leucocytapheresis as a Non-Pharmacologic Treatment Intervention

By Tomotaka Tanaka, Abbi R Saniabadi and Yasuo Suzuki

Submitted: November 25th 2010Reviewed: June 8th 2011Published: November 7th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/23321

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Tomotaka Tanaka, Abbi R Saniabadi and Yasuo Suzuki (November 7th 2011). The Diagnostic Value of Colonoscopy in Understanding Inflammatory Mucosal Damage in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Predicting Clinical Response to Adsorptive Leucocytapheresis as a Non-Pharmacologic Treatment Intervention, Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum, José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/23321. Available from:

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