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={M. Cavalcante and M. Sarno and E. Araujo J{\'u}nior and F. da Silva Costa and R. Barini},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2016},
  volume={295},
  pages={511-518}
}
  • M. Cavalcante, M. Sarno, +2 authors R. Barini
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • PurposeRecurrent 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.MethodsThis systematic review and meta-analysis evaluated… CONTINUE READING
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