Induced complete remission faster in adult patients with acquired pure red cell aplasia by combining cyclosporine A with corticosteroids

@inproceedings{Wu2019InducedCR,
  title={Induced complete remission faster in adult patients with acquired pure red cell aplasia by combining cyclosporine A with corticosteroids},
  author={Xue-Mei Wu and Yan Yang and Xingyu Lu and Hua Yin and Suli Wang and Shuai Wang and Ming Hong and Yu Zhu and Rui-nan Lu and Chun Qiao and Yujie Wu and Guangsheng He and Jianyong Li},
  booktitle={Medicine},
  year={2019}
}
To evaluate whether the adult patients with acquired pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) could benefit more from cyclosporine A (CsA) combined with corticosteroids (CS) than CsA or CS alone.Seventy-three patients were evaluated in 2 institutions (6 patients lost to follow-up).The induction therapy included CsA (n = 21), CS (n = 21), or CsA combined with CS (n = 31), and remission was achieved in 16/21 (76.2%), 10/21 (47.6%), and 21/31 (71.0%) patients, respectively. Higher complete remission (CR) rate… CONTINUE READING