[Favorable results of plasmapheresis in severe myasthenia gravis].

  title={[Favorable results of plasmapheresis in severe myasthenia gravis].},
  author={Rolf J. Blom and J B M Kuks and A. Westerterp-Maas and Hans J. Oosterhuis},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  volume={141 8},
OBJECTIVE Evaluation of the additional effect of plasma exchange in treatment with steroids of severe myasthenia gravis. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Groningen, the Netherlands. PATIENTS AND METHODS The clinical course was analysed in 24 patients with a total of 28 plasma exchange treatments. Prednisone was introduced or its maintenance dose was increased in 19 cases. Another 13 patients with severe myasthenia gravis were included to… CONTINUE READING

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