1st Edition

Intravenous Immunoglobulins in Clinical Practice




ISBN 9780824798819
Published August 29, 1997 by CRC Press
536 Pages

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Book Description

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

Overview

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

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