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Intravenous immunoglobulin in neurological disease: a specialist review.

Abstract:

Treatment of neurological disorders with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is an increasing feature of our practice for an expanding range of indications. For some there is evidence of benefit from randomised controlled trials, whereas for others evidence is anecdotal. The relative rarity of some of the disorders means that good randomised control trials will be difficult to deliver. Meanwhile, the treatment is costly and pressure to "do something" in often distressing disorders considerable....

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10.1136/jnnp.72.4.440

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
72
Issue:
4
Pages:
440-448
Publication date:
2002-04-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:d2929092-8527-40e6-a860-c62574f0f207
Source identifiers:
66556
Local pid:
pubs:66556

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