The standard initial treatment would be either plasmapheresis (plasma
exchange) or infusion with intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG).
Have Nicola's doctors tried these?
GBS Support Group of the UK
Claudio Orlandi wrote in message <34ED476A.4DFB at angela.record.unipd.it>...
>Nicola, 28 years old, is affected by Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating
>Polyneuropathy (CIDP) from 1994.
>Nicola is now treated with cortisone but the effect is not satisfactory.
>A previous treatement with immunosoppressive therapy (ciclophosphamide)
>has been stopped because Nicola could not bear it.
>Is anyone awere of other possible treatments?
>Is there any possibility of a solution? If yes, where?
>Anyone able to give any information, please send it only by E-mail to:
>>orlandi at angela.record.unipd.it>Thank you
> Claudio Orlandi