Efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of autoimmune hemolytic anemia: results in 73 patients.

@article{Flores1993EfficacyOI,
  title={Efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin in the treatment of autoimmune hemolytic anemia: results in 73 patients.},
  author={Gloria Silvia Macotela Flores and Charlotte Cunningham-Rundles and Adrian C. Newland and James B Bussel},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={1993},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={
          237-42
        }
}
To determine whether warm-antibody autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) responds to treatment with intravenous gammaglobulin (IVGG), we conducted separate pilot studies at three institutions enrolling a total of 37 patients. We combined these results with a review of 36 cases of AIHA treated with IVGG reported in the literature. Sixteen clinical variables were examined to determine associations with response to IVGG. Overall, 29 of 73 patients (39.7%) responded to IVGG therapy. Two variables were… CONTINUE READING
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