Intravenous immunoglobulin compared with cyclophosphamide for proliferative lupus nephritis (Journal article)

Boletis, J. N./ Ioannidis, J. P./ Boki, K. A./ Moutsopoulos, H. M.

Among 14 randomised patients with proliferative lupus nephritis, monthly intravenous immunoglobulin maintained remission over 18 months, similar to standard intravenous cyclophosphamide treatment. Pulsed immunoglobulin may be a useful alternative therapy in lupus nephritis.
Institution and School/Department of submitter: Πανεπιστήμιο Ιωαννίνων. Σχολή Επιστημών Υγείας. Τμήμα Ιατρικής
Keywords: Adolescent,Adult,Cyclophosphamide/*therapeutic use,Drug Administration Schedule,Female,Humans,Immunoglobulins, Intravenous/*therapeutic use,Immunosuppressive Agents/*therapeutic use,Injections, Intravenous,Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic/drug therapy,Lupus Nephritis/*drug therapy,Male,Middle Aged,Pilot Projects,Treatment Outcome
ISSN: 0140-6736
Appears in Collections:Άρθρα σε επιστημονικά περιοδικά ( Ανοικτά)

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