Newer Therapeutic Options for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy

  title={Newer Therapeutic Options for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy},
  author={Drs Krista Kuitwaard and Pieter A. van Doorn},
Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) is an immune-mediated disorder with variable symptoms and severity that can be difficult to diagnose. Intravenous immunoglobulin, plasma exchange and corticosteroids have all been proven to be beneficial in randomized controlled trials, although the proof for corticosteroids is less clear. Although these treatments are likely to be similar in efficacy, they differ in terms of their cost, availability and adverse effects. These… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 extracted citations

[Methylprednisolone pulse in treatment of childhood chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy].

Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie • 2010
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 115 references

Treatment of Guillain-Barré syndrome and CIDP.

Journal of the peripheral nervous system : JPNS • 2005
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Treatment of IgM antibody associated polyneuropathies using rituximab.

Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry • 2003
View 18 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Corticosteroids for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.

The Cochrane database of systematic reviews • 2002
View 19 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…