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Heidelberg Pouchitis Activity Score (PAS) of Heuschen et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with an ileoanal pouch for pouchitis using the Heidelberg Pouchitis Activity Score (PAS) of Heuschen et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression

ICD-10:

K91

Description:

Heuschen et al developed a pouchitis disease activity score (PAS) based on clinical and histologic features. This can be used for initial diagnosis and to monitor the patient's response to therapy over time.

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