Acute immunoinflammatory neuropathy: update on Guillain-Barré syndrome

Hartung, H.-P., Willison, H.J. and Kieseier, B.C. (2002) Acute immunoinflammatory neuropathy: update on Guillain-Barré syndrome. Current Opinion in Neurology, 15(5), pp. 571-577.

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Abstract

This review provides an update on the current understanding of the pathogenesis of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS). Progress has been made in elucidating relevant pathomechanisms, especially in the axonal variants of the disease. However, the precise target autoantigens still need to be determined. Future therapeutic approaches and currently available strategies are critically discussed.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Willison, Professor Hugh
Authors: Hartung, H.-P., Willison, H.J., and Kieseier, B.C.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Current Opinion in Neurology
ISSN:1350-7540

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