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Successful pregnancy after rituximab in a women with recurrent in vitro fertilisation failures and anti-phospholipid antibody positive.
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PMID:  19043774     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a case of successful pregnancy after rituximab in a patient with a history of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) failures and positive anti-cardiolipin antibody (ACA). Following a course of rituximab, her ACA became negative and she successfully conceived with IVF treatment. This is the first case in literature describing the use of rituximab therapy in this clinical scenario.
Authors:
C T Ng; M O'Neil; D Walsh; T Walsh; D J Veale
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Irish journal of medical science     Volume:  178     ISSN:  1863-4362     ISO Abbreviation:  Ir J Med Sci     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-04-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806864     Medline TA:  Ir J Med Sci     Country:  Ireland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  531-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Bone and Joint Unit, Department of Rheumatology, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. chin.teck.ng@ucd.ie
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