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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 192794, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/192794
Clinical Study

Clinical Study of the Relation between Mucosal Healing and Long-Term Outcomes in Ulcerative Colitis

Department of Gastroenterology, Kitasato University School of Medicine, 2-1-1 Asamizodai, Minami, Sagamihara 252-0380, Japan

Received 11 February 2013; Accepted 27 February 2013

Academic Editor: Devendra Amre

Copyright © 2013 Kaoru Yokoyama et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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