Immunosuppressant Medications and Mortality in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

@article{Lewis2008ImmunosuppressantMA,
  title={Immunosuppressant Medications and Mortality in Inflammatory Bowel Disease},
  author={James D Lewis and Joel M. Gelfand and Andrea B. Troxel and Kimberly A. Forde and Craig N. Newcomb and Hopiy Kim and David J Margolis and Brian L. Strom},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={103},
  pages={1428-1435}
}
OBJECTIVE:This study examined whether treatment of Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) with immunosuppressant medications was associated with an increased risk of death in the era prior to antitumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapies.DESIGN: This retrospective cohort study used data from the General Practice Research Database from 1987 to 1997. CD and UC patients were matched to controls on age, sex, and primary care practice. CD and UC patients were stratified according to whether… CONTINUE READING

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