Short-term efficacy and long-term outcome of cyclosporine treatment in patients with severe ulcerative colitis.

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Cyclosporine A (CyA) has been recommended for the treatment of severe steroid-resistant ulcerative colitis, however, long-term results are scarce. We prospectively followed a treatment plan in 14 patients with severe ulcerative colitis receiving intravenous CyA after failure to respond to at least eight days of standard therapy with prednisolone (1-1.5 mg… (More)

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@article{Wenzl1998ShorttermEA, title={Short-term efficacy and long-term outcome of cyclosporine treatment in patients with severe ulcerative colitis.}, author={Heimo Helmut Wenzl and Wolfgang Petritsch and Berendt Winfred Aichbichler and Thomas Anton Hinterleitner and Gerda Fleischmann and G{\"u}nther J. Krejs}, journal={Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie}, year={1998}, volume={36 4}, pages={287-93} }