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Rescuing experience of myasthenia gravis crisis (with 38 patients of clinical analysis)

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Our research was designed to explore the more effective rescuing treatment by summarizing clinical features of the patients with myasthenia gravis crisis. During the course, we carried out a retrospective analysis about clinical data and the course of diagnose and treatment of 38 patients (65 cases) with myasthenia gravis crisis who were in hospital in recent 15 years. As a result, most patients with myasthenia gravis crisis relieved after positive treatment and the mortality was 3.1%. Among lots of treatments, incision of trachea earlier, hormonal therapy, dry treatment and to unite these three treatments were more effective than other treatments. The effective ratio was 100%. In the end, we concluded that to unite incision of trachea, immunosuppressive treatment and dry treatment reasonably can increase the effective ratio of rescuing myasthenia gravis crisis and improve the prognosis of patients obviously.

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Zhang, G. , Zhang, C. and Zeng, G. (2013) Rescuing experience of myasthenia gravis crisis (with 38 patients of clinical analysis). World Journal of Neuroscience, 3, 209-212. doi: 10.4236/wjns.2013.34027.

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