The use of infliximab for treatment of hospitalized patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis.

BACKGROUND/AIM The use of infliximab in severe ulcerative colitis (UC) is established; however, its role in severe acute UC requires clarification. The present multicentre case series evaluated infliximab in hospitalized patients with steroid-refractory severe UC. METHODS Patients from six hospitals were retrospectively evaluated. Data collection included… (More)