Intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


BACKGROUND Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is an acquired immune-mediated inflammatory disorder that targets the myelin sheaths of the peripheral nervous system. Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is a blood product containing immunoglobulin G pooled from many human donors. In fall 2008, CIDP became an approved indication for… (More)


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