TITLE

Intravenous immunoglobulin improved clinical outcomes in patients with myasthenia gravis and worsening weakness

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Sept/Oct2007, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effectiveness of intravenous immunoglobulin in improving the clinical outcomes in patients with myasthenia gravis and worsening weakness. It is stated that in patients with myasthenia gravis and worsening weakness, intravenous immunoglobulin (2 g/kg) was more effective than placebo for improving clinical outcomes on day 14, and the effect remained on day 28. Details of the therapeutic study and a table on the same are also provided.
ACCESSION #
27029985

 

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