Prognostic Factors in Intensive Immunosuppressive Treatment of Chronic Progressive MS

  • O. R. Hommes
  • K. J. B. Lamers
  • P. Reekers
Conference paper

Abstract

Since 1971 a short course of intensive immunosuppression has been induced in 86 chronic progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) patients [4].

Keywords

Placebo Albumin Neurol Cyclophosphamide Stein 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. R. Hommes
  • K. J. B. Lamers
  • P. Reekers
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Neurology and Laboratory of Transplantation Serology, Blood Transfusion ServiceRadboud University HospitalNijmegenThe Netherlands

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