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Intravenous Immunoglobulins in Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Edited by Martin L. Lee

CRC Press

536 pages

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Recognizing the explosive growth in information on intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIGs), this exhaustive single-source volume surveys all available literature on the employment of IVIG preparations in clinical practice from pharmacoeconomics and pharmacokinetics to prophylaxis and management of infectious and autoimmune diseases.

Table of Contents


Pharmacokinetics of Intravenous Immunoglobulins Preparations, Andreas Morell

Pharmacoeconomics of Intravenous Immunoglobulin, Martin L. Lee and Vibeke Strand

Proposed Mechanisms for the Efficacy of Intravenous Immunoglobulin Treatment, Vibeke Strand

Production and Properties of Intravenous Immunoglobulins, John A. Hooper

Nonviral Side Effects of Intravenous Immunoglobulins, Mario Dicato, C. Duhem, and F. Ries

Viral Safety of IVIG, Peng Lee Yap

Alternative Methods for the Administration of Intravenous Immunoglobulins, Martin L. Lee

Infectious Disease Applications

IVIG in Bone Marrow Transplantation, Maurice J. Wolin and Robert Peter Gale

Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulins for the Prevention and Treatment of Viral Infections in Solid Organ Transplantation, Jeffrey A. DesJardin and David R. Snydman

Intravenous Immunoglobulins Use in the Newborn Infant: Treatment and Prevention of Infection, Rajam S. Ramamurthy

Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulins in High-Risk Surgical Procedures and in Posttrauma Patients, Giorgio Zanetti and Michel-Pierre Glauser

Intravenous Gammaglobulin Regimen in HIV-Infected Children: Infection Prophylaxis and Immunomodulation, Arye Rubenstein

Use of Intravenous Immune Globulin in Adults with HIV Disease, David J. Rechtman

Treatment of Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases with Gammaglobulin, Richard I. Schiff

Intravenous Immunoglobulins Treatment for IgG Subclass Deficiency, Thomas F. Smith

Prevention of Infections in B-Cell Lymphoproliferative Diseases, Helen Griffiths and Helen Chapel

Etiology and Prevention of Infections Following Thermal Injury, Khan Z. Shirani, George M. Vaughan, Albert T. McManus, Arthur D. Mason, Jr., and Basil A. Pruitt

Prevention and Treatment of Viral Infection, Martha M. Eibl and Hermann M. Wolf

Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy of Neonates with Nonpolio Enteroviral Infections, Harry L. Keyserling

Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Andrew R. Lloyd and Denis Wakefield

Autoimmune Disease Applications: Pediatric

Intravenous Gammaglobulin Therapy for Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Neutropenia, and Hemolytic Anemia, James B. Bussel

Use of IVIG in Kawasaki Syndrome, Marion Melish

Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Thomas A. Griffin and Edward H. Giannini

Intravenously Administered Gammaglobulin for the Prevention or Modulation of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, John M. Dwyer and Stephen Colagiuri

Autoimmune Disease Applications: Adult

Advances in the Treatment of Alloimmune-Mediated Platelet Disorders with Intravenous Immunoglobulins, Thomas S. Kickler

Guillain-Barré Syndrome, Frans G. A. van der Meché and Pieter A. van Doorn

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, Pieter A. van Doorn and Frans G. A. van der Meché

Intravenous Immunoglobulin in the Management of Myasthenia Gravis, David Grob

Multiple Sclerosis, Anat Achiron

Polymyositis/Dermatomyositis, Lori B. Tucker and Earl Silverman

Use of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis, David E. Yocum

Treatment of System Lupus Erythematosus with Pooled Human Intravenous Immunoglobulin, Stanley C. Jordan

Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy of Systemic Necrotizing Vasculitis, Leonard H. Calabrese

Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome, John Newsom Davis

Intravenous Gammaglobulin in the Treatment of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss, Ann L. Parke

Intravenous Immunoglobulin and Other Autoimmune Diseases, Martin L. Lee

Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy in Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Douglas S. Levine

Development of Hyperimmune Immunoglobulins, William J. Lansperger and Roger Lundblad

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Hematology
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine