Intravenous immunoglobulin in MS: promise or failure?

  title={Intravenous immunoglobulin in MS: promise or failure?},
  author={Franz Fazekas and Siegrid Strasser-Fuchs and Otto Roelf Hommes},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={259 1-2},
There is an established role for intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in the treatment of certain neurologic autoimmune disorders which affect the peripheral nervous system and a variety of immunomodulatory properties of IVIG have been proposed. This prompted an intense research into the efficacy of IVIG in central nervous system autoimmune disorders and until now several well-controlled clinical trials have been performed in different stages and phenotypes of multiple sclerosis (MS). The results… CONTINUE READING
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