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Infliximab for the treatment of ulcerative colitis: outcomes in Oxford from 2000 to 2006.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Infliximab has been shown to be of benefit in the treatment of ulcerative colitis but long-term colectomy rates remain unknown. AIMS: To review the rate of colectomy after infliximab for ulcerative colitis and to identify factors that might predict the need for colectomy. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective cohort study of patients with active ulcerative colitis treated with infliximab between 2000 and 2006. The primary outcome was colectomy-free survival. Disease and treatment ...

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Journal:
Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics
Volume:
25
Issue:
9
Pages:
1055-1060
Publication date:
2007-05-05
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EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
URN:
uuid:050ce507-74f2-47b1-b703-8955687cb177
Source identifiers:
135469
Local pid:
pubs:135469

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