Steroid resistance in IBD: how big is the problem?

November 2006
Gut;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p1639
Academic Journal
The article presents the study on the resistance of steroid in inflammatory bowel disease. Patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease were evaluated, who were diagnosed at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland. The results show that corticosteroids are used for more often early after diagnosis in Edinburgh, as well as depicts that earlier use would improve the percentage.


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