Intervention Review

Corticosteroids for the long-term treatment in multiple sclerosis

  1. Alfonso Ciccone1,*,
  2. Sandro Beretta2,
  3. Fabio Brusaferri3,
  4. Ian Galea4,
  5. Alessandra Protti1,
  6. Chiara Spreafico1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis Group

Published Online: 23 JAN 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 2 AUG 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006264.pub2

How to Cite

Ciccone A, Beretta S, Brusaferri F, Galea I, Protti A, Spreafico C. Corticosteroids for the long-term treatment in multiple sclerosis. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD006264. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006264.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Azienda Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda, Department of Neurology, Milano, Italy

  2. 2

    A.O. Ospedale Civile di Vimercate e Desio, Neurology, Vimercate, Italy

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

    Wessex Neurosciences Centre, Department of Neurology, Southampton, Hampshire, UK

*Alfonso Ciccone, Department of Neurology, Azienda Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda, Piazza Ospedale Maggiore 3, Milano, 20162, Italy.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JAN 2008


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