New Applications for Traditional Drugs in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Academic Article uri icon

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  • Although multiple innovative treatments of inflammatory bowel disease have become available, research continues to refine the value of existing drug therapies for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. What can Cochrane reviews tell us about evolving applications for traditional agents in inflammatory bowel disease? A Cochrane Collaboration symposium held at the 2014 Digestive Diseases Week annual meeting addressed this question. This article reviews the data presented at that session.


  • Chande, Nilesh
  • Marshall, John Kenneth
  • Seow, Cynthia H
  • Sandborn, William J
  • Parker, Claire E
  • Nelson, Sigrid
  • Feagan, Brian G

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  • December 2015