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Reproductive Immunology

9 years 2 months ago

Read about safety concerns and what the CDC and FDA have to say about the use of prescribed IVIg.

9 years 2 months ago

A 1995 study evaluating the efficacy of intravenous immunoglobulin for treatment of individuals experiencing unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss.

9 years 2 months ago

Recently there has been recognition that implanting embryos engage in a “cross talk” allowing it to develop unhindered in the uterus rather than be rejected. The embryo, upon arrival in the uterus, relays its desire to enter into a “dialogue” with the endometrial immune system. What this might mean to implantation is discussed by Geoffrey Sher,M.D.

Graphis of words associated with immunology
9 years 2 months ago

The complexity of the immune system can be key in treating both implantation failure and pregnancy loss.

9 years 2 months ago

IVig (intravenous immunoglobulin) is an expensive treatment for both implantation failure as well as multiple miscarriages resulting from reproductive immunological complications. Here is a pre-treatment sample letter for medical necessity or a post treatment appeal for use of this very expensive medication.

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