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The role of CMV in steroid-resistant ulcerative colitis: A systematic review.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Steroid-resistance presents a management challenge in ulcerative colitis. How steroid-resistance occurs is unknown, but cytomegalovirus infection, often unrecognised, may be the cause in some patients. Current evidence and therapeutic recommendations are examined. METHODS: A systematic review of PubMed and EMBASE databases was performed. Search and exclusion criteria are defined in the text. RESULTS: Heterogeneity of experimental design and definitions of key terms were ...

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Journal of Crohn's and colitis More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
3
Pages:
141-148
Publication date:
2009-09-01
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EISSN:
1876-4479
ISSN:
1873-9946
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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