Mesalamine in the maintenance treatment of Crohn's disease: a meta-analysis adjusted for confounding variables.

@article{Camm1997MesalamineIT,
  title={Mesalamine in the maintenance treatment of Crohn's disease: a meta-analysis adjusted for confounding variables.},
  author={Calogero Camm{\`a} and Marco Giunta and Matteo Rosselli and M. Cottone},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={113 5},
  pages={
          1465-73
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS The benefit of mesalamine for maintenance of remission in Crohn's disease is controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of mesalamine in maintaining remission of quiescent Crohn's disease. METHODS Pertinent randomized clinical trials were selected using MEDLINE (1986-1997) database, reference lists from published articles or reviews. Fifteen randomized, controlled trials of mesalamine maintenance therapy involving a total of 2097 patients were… CONTINUE READING

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