Oral locally active steroids in inflammatory bowel disease.

Abstract

IBD is a chronic and relapsing inflammatory disorder of the gut that demands long-lasting treatment targeting both flare-up periods and maintenance of remission. Oral systemic steroids have been used to induce remission in patients with active IBD for over 50 years due to their potent anti-inflammatory effects. The efficacy of systemic steroids in this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.crohns.2012.06.010

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