Release of cytokines and soluble cytokine receptors after intravenous anti-D treatment in children with chronic thrombocytopenic purpura.

@article{Malinowska2001ReleaseOC,
  title={Release of cytokines and soluble cytokine receptors after intravenous anti-D treatment in children with chronic thrombocytopenic purpura.},
  author={Iwona Malinowska and A Obitko-Płudowska and E. Stephen Buescher and Mariusz M Wasik and Riitta Rokicka-Milewska},
  journal={The hematology journal : the official journal of the European Haematology Association},
  year={2001},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={242-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Immunoglobulin anti-D administration is one of several methods used in treating children with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura. Fc receptor blockade of the reticuloendothelial cell system and of mononuclear phagocytes is an important mechanism of the action of anti-D in ITP. Recently other possible mechanisms by which anti-D works in ITP have been considered. METHODS The aim of this study was to obtain a better understanding of the effect of anti-D administration on… CONTINUE READING

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