TITLE

Steroids and One-Stage Restorative Proctocolectomy in Ulcerative Colitis: Unnatural Bedfellows

AUTHOR(S)
Lu, Kim C.; Herzig, Daniel O.; Deveney, Karen E.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
World Journal of Surgery;Mar2007, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p530
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on steroids as one of the factors that increase the risk of postoperative infectious complications in ulcerative colitis. He also mentions that it was shown on some retrospective studies that there are conflicting effects of steroids on postoperative sepsis. He offers overviews on the methods used by the researchers.
ACCESSION #
24240905

 

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