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Protein A immunoadsorption in a pregnant woman with habitual abortion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12509222     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The role of antibodies in the occurrence of recurrent spontaneous miscarriage is well known. However there are many controversial issues in the management of habitual abortion. This paper describes the effect of Protein A immunoadsorption on serum levels of these antibodies and its impact on a case of a successfully treated woman in a outpatient department without need for a central venous catheter. Given the favourable clinical results described in our paper we think it may be relevant for some worse cases in clinical practice and will interest your readers.
Authors:
H Hickstein; D Barz; T Külz; G Korten; H Müller; R Schmidt
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1473-0502     ISO Abbreviation:  Transfus. Apher. Sci.     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-01     Completed Date:  2003-02-03     Revised Date:  2006-06-07    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101095653     Medline TA:  Transfus Apher Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-61     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
Medizinische Fakultät, Klinik für Innere Medizin, Abteilung Nephrologie, Universität Rostock, E. Heydemann Str. 6, D-18055 Rostock, Germany. heiko.hickstein@med.uni-rostock.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Habitual*
Abortion, Spontaneous / prevention & control*
Activated Protein C Resistance / therapy
Adult
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Antigens, Human Platelet / immunology
Aspirin / therapeutic use
Cesarean Section
Combined Modality Therapy
Factor V / analysis
Female
HLA Antigens / immunology
Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight / therapeutic use
Humans
Immunoglobulin G / blood*,  immunology
Immunosorbent Techniques*
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Infant, Newborn
Isoantibodies / blood*,  immunology
Male
Methylprednisolone / therapeutic use
Platelet Glycoprotein GPIb-IX Complex / immunology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic / therapy
Staphylococcal Protein A*
Thrombocytopenia / congenital,  etiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anticoagulants; 0/Antigens, Human Platelet; 0/HLA Antigens; 0/Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight; 0/Immunoglobulin G; 0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 0/Isoantibodies; 0/Platelet Glycoprotein GPIb-IX Complex; 0/Staphylococcal Protein A; 0/factor V Leiden; 50-78-2/Aspirin; 83-43-2/Methylprednisolone; 9001-24-5/Factor V

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