Title: Corticosteroids but not Infliximab Increase Short-term Postoperative Infectious Complications in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis
Authors: Ferrante, Marc ×
D'Hoore, André
Vermeire, Severine
Declerck, Steven
Noman, Maja
Van Assche, Gert
Hoffman, Ilse
Rutgeerts, Paul
Penninckx, Freddy #
Issue Date: Jul-2009
Publisher: John wiley & sons inc
Series Title: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases vol:15 issue:7 pages:1062-1070
Abstract: Background: Recent reports suggest that the preoperative use Of infliximab (IFX) increases postoperative infectious complications in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). Therefore, we determined the impact of IFX oil postoperative infectious complications.
ISSN: 1078-0998
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Pediatric Immunology
Laboratory for Aquatic Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (-)
Abdominal Surgical Oncology
Translational Research in GastroIntestinal Disorders
× corresponding author
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