Low-dose perioperative steroids effective in IBD patients

From ACS Surgery News, 26 July 2013: Postoperative postural hypotension or adrenal insufficiency in patients with inflammatory bowel disease can be effectively prevented with low-dose rather than high-dose steroids, according to data published in the June 14 online issue of Annals of Surgery [doi: 10.1097/SLA.b013e318297adca]. “Corticosteroid-treated patients undergoing major colorectal surgery are commonly prescribed high-dose steroids Continue reading Low-dose perioperative steroids effective in IBD patients