Opportunistic Infections With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

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OBJECTIVES:Several anti-tumor necrosis factor-α (TNFα) antibodies have demonstrated efficacy in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). These drugs carry the theoretical risk of opportunistic infection, but no systematic review and meta-analysis has examined this issue specifically.METHODS:MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane central register of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2013.138

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@article{Ford2013OpportunisticIW, title={Opportunistic Infections With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-α Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials}, author={Alexander C Ford and L Peyrin-Biroulet}, journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology}, year={2013}, volume={108}, pages={1268-1276} }