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thrombocytopenic ideopathic purpura

J M Dwyer
The availability of safe and effective preparations of human immune globulin that can be administered intravenously has revolutionized replacement therapy for patients suffering from hypogammaglobulinaemia. Of equal importance and greater interest, however, has been the recognition that super physiological doses of IgG can manipulate an abnormal immune system. Future prospects for the use of immunoglobulin preparations to supply specific antibodies includes the standardization of procedures, whereby patients with acute sepsis may receive antibiotics and immunoglobulin simultaneously...
1987: Developments in Biological Standardization
G Landbeck
The diagnosis and management of ENT patients with coincidental bleeding dyscrasias presents special difficulties, which include diagnosis of the disorder, arrest of the bleeding when unexpected, and the conservative and surgical care of affected children with ENT diseases. The dyscrasias most often found in childhood are haemophilia, von Willibrand's disease and ideopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. The clinical presentation and course of these disorders are described. Present day treatment is effective in arrest of the haemorrhage such that a fatality can almost always be avoided...
September 1975: HNO
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