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Mesenchymal cell transplantation dermatomyositis

H-M Lorenz
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April 2013: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
Heřman F Mann, Jiří Vencovský
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review recent advances in the treatment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIMs) with emphasis on new biological agents and on some less commonly used immunosuppressive drugs. RECENT FINDINGS: Double-blinded comparison of oral high-dose pulse dexamethasone with standard high daily prednisolone doses showed similar efficacy in the composite score, significantly longer median time to relapse with prednisolone and fewer side effects with dexamethasone treatment...
November 2011: Current Opinion in Rheumatology
Dandan Wang, Huayong Zhang, Mengshu Cao, Yu Tang, Jun Liang, Xuebing Feng, Hong Wang, Bingzhu Hua, Bujun Liu, Lingyun Sun
OBJECTIVE: To assess the safety and clinical efficacy of allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell transplantation (MSCT) in a small-scale pilot study with 10 patients with drug-resistant polymyositis (PM) or dermatomyositis (DM). METHODS: A single-arm trial involving 10 patients with DM/PM who were either refractory to standard treatment, or had severe systemic involvement. All patients consented and underwent allogeneic MSCT. Clinical and laboratory manifestations were compared before and after MSCT...
July 2011: Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
H-M Lorenz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2011: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
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