Intervention Protocol

Oral corticosteroids for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis

  1. Sauid Ishaq1,*,
  2. Anthony Kwaku Akobeng2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Functional Bowel Disorders Group

Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006598

How to Cite

Ishaq S, Akobeng AK. Oral corticosteroids for induction of remission in ulcerative colitis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006598. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006598.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Russells Hall Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Dudley, UK

  2. 2

    Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals, Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, MANCHESTER, UK

*Sauid Ishaq, Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley, DY1 2HQ, UK. Sauid.Ishaq@swbh.nhs.uk. sauidishaq@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

1. To evaluate the efficacy of oral corticosteroids for the induction of remission in acute UC.
2. To determine adverse events associated with the use of oral corticosteroids in acute UC.