[Pulsed steroid therapy for active ulcerative colitis patients].


Six severe and 7 moderately severe ulcerative colitis patients were treated by pulsed steroid therapy. For one course of the therapy, either 0.5 or 1 gram of hydrocortisone-21 sodium succinate or methylprednisolone sodium succinate was given once a day intravenously for 3 consecutive days, following 4 days with no infusion. The patients were treated for 3… (More)


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@article{Oshitani1993PulsedST, title={[Pulsed steroid therapy for active ulcerative colitis patients].}, author={Nobuhide Oshitani and Ayako Kitano and Haruumi Okabe and S. Nakamura and Takumi Matsumoto and K. Kobayashi}, journal={Nihon Shokakibyo Gakkai zasshi = The Japanese journal of gastro-enterology}, year={1993}, volume={90 5}, pages={1397-404} }