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Cyclosporin for severe ulcerative colitis.

Authors
  • Naftali, T
  • Novis, B
  • Pomeranz, I
  • Leichtman, G
  • Maor, Y
  • Shapiro, R
  • Moskowitz, M
  • Avidan, B
  • Avni, Y
  • Bujanover, Y
  • Fireman, Z
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2000
Volume
2
Issue
8
Pages
588–591
Identifiers
PMID: 10979350
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cyclosporin is a relatively safe and effective treatment for severe ulcerative colitis. It induced long-term remission in 37% of the patients, and in those who required surgery the treatment resulted in an improved clinical condition before the operation.

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