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Cyclosporin for severe ulcerative colitis does not increase the rate of perioperative complications.

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PURPOSE: Cyclosporin is used in severe ulcerative colitis that is refractory to intravenous steroids. Cyclosporin is a potent immunosuppressant and can cause side effects such as opportunistic infections. This study aimed to investigate the incidence of perioperative complications in patients treated with intravenous cyclosporin and steroids compared with patients treated with intravenous steroids alone. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed the case notes of 44 patients with severe ulcerative...

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Publisher copy:
10.1007/bf02234594
Journal:
Diseases of the colon and rectum More from this journal
Volume:
44
Issue:
10
Pages:
1436-1440
Publication date:
2001-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1530-0358
ISSN:
0012-3706
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:135351
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uuid:06ebde97-b400-4609-862c-d63eb80e25ec
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pubs:135351
Source identifiers:
135351
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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