Immunotherapy with Intravenous Immunoglobulins
ISBN/ASIN: 9780123707253,9780080984346,0080984347 | 1991 | English | pdf | 473/473 pages | 6.68 Mb
Publisher: Elsevier Science | Author: Paul Imbach (Eds.)
Acknowledgements; References; Discussion; Chapter 2. Intravenous immunoglobulin: mechanisms of action and their clinical application; Background; Thrombocytopenic purpura; Mononuclear phagocyte system blockade; Immune modulation; Discussion; Summary; References; Chapter 3. Hypothetic and established action mechanisms of therapy with immunoglobulin G; Introduction; Anti-infectious immunoglobulin G; Action mechanisms in chronic inflammatory diseases; Acknowledgement; References; Chapter 4. The distribution and catabolism of IVIG preparations in immunodeficient patients; Background.
The use of intravenous human antibodies in the treatment of primary immunodeficiencies is well recognized. However, it is now evident that they also have therapeutic potential for a wide range of other clinical disorders. This book describes the use of human antibodies in the management of secondary (virus-induced) immunodeficiencies, neonatal and perinatal infections, and autoimmunity. Insight into their mechanism of action is also provided. Read more…