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Are Infusion Ports Appropriate for Delivering Ig for PI?

Summary: The introduction of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) products in the 1980s led to a revolution in the therapy of antibody deficiency. With this innovation, it finally became possible to safely give enough immunoglobulin (Ig) to an immunodeficient individual to bring the serum level into the normal range, and its use soon became the standard of […]

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Intravenous Self-Administration of C1-INH Concentrate for Hereditary Angioedema: A Retrospective Report of Real-World Experience on 13 Patients

“Intravenous Self-Administration of C1-INH Concentrate for Hereditary Angioedema: A Retrospective Report of Real-World Experience on 13 Patients” Ralph Shapiro, MD This paper was published by Dr. Ralph Shapiro in the The Journal of Angioedema, Vol 1, issue 2, 2013. This study was conducted to provide a retrospective view of treatment patterns, safety, and feasibility of […]

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Jeffrey Modell Foundation Opens Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies at Midwest Immunology Clinic

Summary: PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), in partnership with CSL Behring, has designated the Midwest Immunology Clinic in Plymouth, Minnesota as a Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies (PI). The Center is headed by Ralph Shapiro, M.D. and is devoted to the diagnosis, treatment and care of people […]

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