Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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June 13, 2014

Corticosteroid Use in IBD Patients

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., discusses a recent article published in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases about early corticosteroid use in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. The results show that heavy, early use of corticosteroids is a strong predictor of disease severity. The study took place in Manitoba, Canada and used the provincial administrative health claims data. The […]

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Tags: Canada, corticosteroid, Crohn's disease, Edward Loftus, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal, steroid, ulcerative colitis


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