Parameters to Guide Retreatment After Initial Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy in Kawasaki Disease

@inproceedings{Kim2011ParametersTG,
  title={Parameters to Guide Retreatment After Initial Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy in Kawasaki Disease},
  author={Hyun Kwon Kim and Jungeun Oh and Young Mi Hong and Sejung Sohn},
  booktitle={Korean circulation journal},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES We sought to determine parameters to guide the decision of retreatment in patients with Kawasaki disease (KD) who remained febrile after initial intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG). SUBJECTS AND METHODS A total of 129 children with KD were studied prospectively. Patients were treated with IVIG 2 to 9 days after the onset of disease. Laboratory measures, such as white blood cell (WBC), percentage of neutrophils, C-reactive protein (CRP), and N-terminal pro-brain… CONTINUE READING
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