Should I be concerned about taking a biologic for ulcerative colitis?

Dr Brian Bressler

Ulcerative colitis is potentially a very serious disease and what we want to avoid is surgery, because it is the highest risk manoeuvre in treating a patient with ulcerative colitis. There is about a 2.5% risk of dying from that operation. There are no medications that we use that come close to that particular risk...

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