Review article: treatment algorithms to maximize remission and minimize corticosteroid dependence in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Panaccione2008ReviewAT,
  title={Review article: treatment algorithms to maximize remission and minimize corticosteroid dependence in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Remo Panaccione and P. R. Rutgeerts and W J Sandborn and Brian C Feagan and Stefan Schreiber and Subrata Ghosh},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={674-88}
}
BACKGROUND Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are chronic inflammatory diseases of the intestine, which frequently require surgery for complications or failure of medical therapy. AIM To seek evidence and provide direction for clinicians on optimal strategies to enable steroid free remission in inflammatory bowel disease. METHODS Scientific literature was reviewed using MEDLINIE with a specific focus on medical therapies for inducing and maintaining remission of CD and UC. The… CONTINUE READING

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