Plasmapheresis in myasthenia gravis. A comparative study of daily versus alternately daily schedule.

@article{Yeh1999PlasmapheresisIM,
  title={Plasmapheresis in myasthenia gravis. A comparative study of daily versus alternately daily schedule.},
  author={J H Yeh and H C Chiu},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1999},
  volume={99 3},
  pages={147-51}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of different protocols of plasmapheresis in the treatment of myasthenia gravis (MG). MATERIALS AND METHODS We treated 30 MG patients with plasmapheresis on either a daily or alternately daily schedule for 5 consecutive sessions. Acetylcholine receptor antibody (AchRAb), serum proteins including albumin, globulin, immunoglobulin G (IgG), IgA, and IgM, and MG score were measured before and after the course of plasmapheresis in each… CONTINUE READING