Intervention Review

Corticosteroids or ACTH for acute exacerbations in multiple sclerosis

  1. Antonietta Citterio1,
  2. Loredana La Mantia2,3,
  3. Gabriele Ciucci4,
  4. Livia Candelise5,
  5. Fabio Brusaferri6,
  6. Rune Midgard7,8,
  7. Graziella Filippini9,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis and Rare Diseases of the Central Nervous System Group

Published Online: 23 OCT 2000

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001331


How to Cite

Citterio A, La Mantia L, Ciucci G, Candelise L, Brusaferri F, Midgard R, Filippini G. Corticosteroids or ACTH for acute exacerbations in multiple sclerosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2000, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD001331. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001331.

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Neurological Institute C. Mondino, Scientific Direction, Pavia, Italy

  2. 2

    I.R.C.C.S. Santa Maria Nascente Fondazione Don Gnocchi, Unit of Neurorehabilitation - Multiple Sclerosis Center, Milano, Italy

  3. 3

    AO Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda, Department of Neurosciences - Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Milano, Italy

  4. 4

    Ospedale S. Maria delle Croci, Divisione Neurologica, Ravenna, Italy

  5. 5

    Universita degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Dipartimento di Scienze Neurologiche, Milano, Italy

  6. 6

    Ospedale Maggiore di Crema, U.O. Neurology, Crema, Cremona, Italy

  7. 7

    Molde Hospital, Department of Neurology, Molde, Norway

  8. 8

    Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Unit for Applied Clinical Research, Trondheim, Norway

  9. 9

    Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Neuroepidemiology Unit, Milano, Italy

*Graziella Filippini, Neuroepidemiology Unit, Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, via Celoria, 11, Milano, 20133, Italy. gfilippini@istituto-besta.it.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Stable (no update expected for reasons given in 'What's new')
  2. Published Online: 23 OCT 2000

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