[The combined therapy of Basedow's ophthalmopathy with retrobulbar radiotherapy and i.v. immunoglobulins. The preliminary results].

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The most frequently used medical treatment of Graves' ophthalmopathy is the combination of orbital irradiation and systemic corticosteroid. In this study the effectiveness of "high dose intravenous immunoglobulin" (IVIG) in Graves' ophthalmopathy treatment is explored. 11 patients were treated with orbital radiotherapy combined with systemic corticosteroid… (More)

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@article{Antonelli1992TheCT, title={[The combined therapy of Basedow's ophthalmopathy with retrobulbar radiotherapy and i.v. immunoglobulins. The preliminary results].}, author={Alessandro Antonelli and Angelo Saracino and Baldassare Alberti and Antonella Melosi and Federico Cartei and Andrea Lepri and M Laddaga and Lidio Baschieri}, journal={La Clinica terapeutica}, year={1992}, volume={140 1}, pages={25-31} }