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Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis: Infliximab or Cyclosporine as Rescue Therapy in Patients With Severe Ulcerative Colitis Refractory to Steroids / John, Williams

The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Volume: 111, Issue: 4, Pages: 477 - 491

Swansea University Author: John, Williams

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DOI (Published version): 10.1038/ajg.2016.7

Abstract

Systematic review and meta-analysis of eight observational studies and three RCTs comparing infliximab and ciclosporin in the treatment of steroid resistant acute severe colitis. While non-randomised studies consistently favour infliximab, this is not supported by RCTs which show no difference betwe...

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Published in: The American Journal of Gastroenterology
Published: 2016
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa27782
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Abstract: Systematic review and meta-analysis of eight observational studies and three RCTs comparing infliximab and ciclosporin in the treatment of steroid resistant acute severe colitis. While non-randomised studies consistently favour infliximab, this is not supported by RCTs which show no difference between the two drugs in clinical outcomes.
College: Swansea University Medical School
Issue: 4
Start Page: 477
End Page: 491