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Advances in the treatments of systemic vasculitides.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18181034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Necrotizing systemic vasculitides are severe diseases in which prognosis improved since steroids and cytotoxic agents have been prescribed. The outcome is now better, and remission is obtained in more than 80% of patients. In this review paper, we will cover the indications of conventional treatments and new biotherapies and other therapies. The strategies that improve patient's outcome are discussed in the light of the prospective trials organized by international research groups.
Authors:
Loïc Guillevin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical reviews in allergy & immunology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1080-0549     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Rev Allergy Immunol     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-02     Completed Date:  2008-11-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9504368     Medline TA:  Clin Rev Allergy Immunol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  72-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Service de Médecine Interne, Hôpital Cochin, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Université Paris René Descartes, 27 rue du Faubourg Saint-Jacques, Paris, France. loic.guillevin@cch.aphp.fr
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / therapeutic use
Antibodies, Monoclonal / therapeutic use
Churg-Strauss Syndrome / therapy
Cryoglobulinemia / therapy
Cyclophosphamide / therapeutic use
Hepatitis B / complications
Humans
Immunoglobulins, Intravenous / therapeutic use
Plasma Exchange
Vasculitis / classification,  therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones; 0/Antibodies, Monoclonal; 0/Immunoglobulins, Intravenous; 50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide

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