Adjuvant use of antibiotics with corticosteroids in inflammatory bowel disease exacerbations requiring hospitalisation: a retrospective cohort study and meta-analysis.


BACKGROUND Patients hospitalised with an exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) often receive antibiotics in addition to intravenous steroids. However, their efficacy in this setting is unclear. AIM To ascertain if the addition of antibiotics to intravenous steroids modifies short and long-term clinical outcomes. METHODS Our study included IBD… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/apt.13454


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