Original broadcast date: February 24, 2008
Ulcerative Colitis is one of several inflammatory bowel diseases that damages the large intestine. It is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting about 65,000 Canadians with 4,000 new cases reported annually. Treatments are varied and each confronts various aspects of the pathophysiology of the disease.
- Dr. Hillary Steinhart, MD MSc FRCP(C), Head of the Combined Division of Gastroenterology for Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network, associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto