“A surviving myth” – corticosteroids are still considered ulcerogenic by a majority of physicians

  title={“A surviving myth” – corticosteroids are still considered ulcerogenic by a majority of physicians},
  author={J. Martinek and K. Hlavova and F. Z{\'a}vada and B. Seifert and S. Rejchrt and O. Urban and M. Zavoral},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology},
  pages={1156 - 1161}
  • J. Martinek, K. Hlavova, +4 authors M. Zavoral
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
  • Abstract Objective. Evidence does not support an association between systemic corticosteroid use and the development of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and prophylactic anti-ulcer therapy is not routinely indicated. The aim was to find out the opinion of physicians in the Czech Republic on corticosteroid-induced ulcers. Materials and methods. A questionnaire-based study targeting 360 physicians of different specialties (100 from Gastroenterology, 100 from General Practice, 80 from Pneumology… CONTINUE READING
    23 Citations
    Steroid ulcers: Any news?
    • M. Guslandi
    • Medicine
    • World journal of gastrointestinal pharmacology and therapeutics
    • 2013
    • 23
    Safety of perioperative dexamethasone administration in children: time for reflection?
    • K. Yee, R. Cox
    • Medicine
    • Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie
    • 2013
    • 2
    • PDF
    This month in Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
    Who Needs Gastroprotection in 2020?
    • PDF
    Henoch–Schönlein purpura complicated with severe gastrointestinal bleeding
    • 5


    Corticosteroid use and peptic ulcer disease: role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
    • 548
    • Highly Influential
    Association of adrenocorticosteroid therapy and peptic-ulcer disease.
    • 361
    Gastroprotection in neurosurgery: the practice in Great Britain.
    • 3
    Nonassociation of adrenocorticosteroid therapy and peptic ulcer.
    • 295
    Consequences of high-dose steroid therapy for acute spinal cord injury.
    • 150
    Corticosteroid therapy for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review.
    • 89
    • PDF
    Corticosteroids and peptic ulcer: meta‐analysis of adverse events during steroid therapy
    • 265
    Gastroprotective role of glucocorticoid hormones.
    • 30
    • PDF