Does methylprednisolone affect time to recovery in COVID-19 pneumonia?

Kocakaya D. , OLGUN YILDIZELİ Ş. , BALCAN M. B. , Balcan B. , Eryuksel E., KARAKURT S.

MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.34, no.2, pp.120-126, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5472/marumj.942800
  • Title of Journal : MARMARA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.120-126


Objective: Current literature has conflicting results on the role of steroids in the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pneumonia. This study aims to evaluate the effects of steroids on clinical recovery, duration of hospitalization, and time needed for the cessation of oxygen treatment.