'Good but not great': life after colectomy for UC

A survey of patients, including 99 Australians, years after colectomy for ulcerative colitis (UC) reveals that their health-related quality of life still falls short of the mark.

Although most (84%) of the 351 respondents of the survey said their quality of life was better than before surgery, 81% reported problems in at least one aspect of their lives.

About a third of the participants who