Intravenous immunoglobulins in multiple sclerosis

@inproceedings{StangelIntravenousII,
  title={Intravenous immunoglobulins in multiple sclerosis},
  author={Martin Stangel and Hans-Peter Hartung}
}
riginally, intravenous immu-noglobulins (IVIg) were designed to provide replacement therapy for patients with hypogamma-globulinaemia. Fortuitously, Imbach et al discovered in the early 1980s that these preparations were beneficial in idio-pathic thrombocytopenic purpura. 1 Since then, IVIg has been tried, at least experimentally , in almost every disease of a presumed autoimmune nature, 2 3 and several uncontrolled studies evaluating potential therapeutic benefits of IVIg in multiple sclerosis… CONTINUE READING
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