Intravenous immunoglobulin for juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Editorial Group: Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group
Published Online: 18 OCT 2006
Copyright © 2009 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
How to Cite
Orellana JC, Pogonza RE, Lopez-Olivo MA, Roundtree AK, Ortiz Z. Intravenous immunoglobulin for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD006191. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006191.
- Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
- Published Online: 18 OCT 2006
This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:
The aim of this review is to determine the clinical effectiveness and safety of intravenous immunoglobulin for JIA.
This review will address two core questions:
1. What is the clinical efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of JIA in terms of controlling the disease and reducing joint counts?
2. What are the risks (frequency and severity of adverse events) associated with immunoglobulin treatment in these patients?