IVIG treatment in post-polio patients: evaluation of responders

@article{stlund2012IVIGTI,
  title={IVIG treatment in post-polio patients: evaluation of responders},
  author={Gunilla {\"O}stlund and Lisbet Broman and Lars Werhagen and Kristian Borg},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={259},
  pages={2571-2578}
}
The aim of this work is to evaluate the outcome of IVIG treatment in patients with post-polio syndrome (PPS) and to identify responders. The study included 113 PPS patients who had received one IVIG treatment in an open trial, prospective follow-up study. Clinical examination was performed and clinical data were retrieved from medical records. The short form 36 (SF-36), physical activity scale for the elderly (PASE), and the visual analogue scale (VAS) were used as measurements of quality of… CONTINUE READING
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