Dai Rui1, Du Xiaoquan2
1Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shaanxi, 712000, China
2Department of Gastroenterology II,the First Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shannxi,712046,China
Ulcerative colitis is a common and difficult disease of the digestive system, which has the characteristics of long course of disease and easy to repeat the condition. Studies have shown that with the extension of the course of the disease, patients with ulcerative colitis also have an increased chance of colon cancer. Western medicine still lacks specific and effective treatments for this disease, but traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of ulcerative colitis in continuous in-depth research and testing, has made a series of progress, and traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of this disease has the characteristics of high cost performance, fewer adverse reactions, so it is gradually accepted by patients in the clinical treatment. This article intends to summarize the research on oral treatment of ulcerative colitis with traditional Chinese medicine in recent years, and systematically elaborate its related mechanism of action, in order to provide new ideas for the clinical research and diagnosis and treatment of ulcerative colitis in the future.
Ulcerative colitis, Chinese medicine, Pathogenesis, Research progress, Review
Dai Rui, Du Xiaoquan. Research Progress of Oral Chinese Medicine in Treating Ulcerative Colitis and Its Pathogenesis. Frontiers in Medical Science Research (2021) Vol. 3 Issue 4: 43-50. https://doi.org/10.25236/FMSR.2021.030408.
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