[Methylprednisolone pulse therapy combined with plasmapheresis in the treatment of bronchial asthma patients].


16 patients with bronchial asthma received pulse methylprednisolone and underwent plasmapheresis versus 6 controls on pulse-therapy alone. In the study group the response was universal, remission lasted 6-8 months. Clinical stabilization in the controls was much shorter. The above combination reduced depressive effect of methylprednisolone on production of… (More)


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