Lymphocyte immunotherapy in the treatment of recurrent miscarriage: systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Cavalcante2016LymphocyteII,
  title={Lymphocyte immunotherapy in the treatment of recurrent miscarriage: systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Marcelo Borges Cavalcante and M Sarno and Edward Ara{\'u}jo J{\'u}nior and Fabr{\'i}cio da Silva Costa and Ricardo Barini},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={295},
  pages={511-518}
}
Recurrent miscarriage (RM) affects up to 2–3% of couples of reproductive age. There are several causes for this condition, including immunologic. The embryo is considered an allograft, subject to the rejection mechanisms of the maternal immune system. Immunotherapy involving immunization with lymphocytes is considered in cases of idiopathic RM. However, there is still no consensus regarding the efficacy and safety of this therapy. This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated the data… CONTINUE READING