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Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2013) 31 (1): 91–94.
Published Online: 17 June 2013
... with anti-TNF antibodies should be considered with the possibility of therapy deescalation after induction of remission. Major difficulties arise with steroid-refractory acute flares. Here cyclosporine as well as anti-TNF strategies can be initiated. However, in case of severe disease, the high 1-year...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2013) 30 (Suppl. 3): 119–120.
Published Online: 03 January 2013
... infectious complications (herpes zoster and herpes pneumonia). We conclude that infliximab offers a therapeutic option as a rescue therapy in about a quarter of patients with active UC. It is not clear if tacrolimus is superior to infliximab or cyclosporine in active UC [ 2 ]. Parts...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2009) 27 (3): 315–321.
Published Online: 24 September 2009
... gastroenterologists and surgeons. In adult patients, current evidence supports initial treatment with intravenous steroids. However, only 40% of patients show complete response after corticosteroid therapy and almost 30% come to colectomy. Cyclosporine still has a first place as salvage therapy because of its short...
Journal Articles
Subject Area:
Gastroenterology
Dig Dis (2003) 21 (2): 157–167.
Published Online: 24 October 2003
... with severe disease should be managed jointly by a medical and surgical team, and intensive intravenous treatment should be started with high-dose steroids. Early recognition of failure of therapy will allow the introduction of immunosuppressive therapy with intravenous cyclosporine. Patients who respond...