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Pamidronate Infusion In Patients With Systemic Sclerosis Results In Changes In Blood Mononuclear Cell Cytokine Profiles.

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Posted 23 March 2007 - 06:33 PM

Pamidronate infusion in patients with systemic sclerosis results in changes in blood mononuclear cell cytokine profiles.A single infusion of pamidronate was given to patients with systemic sclerosis (scleroderma, SSc) to assess effects on cytokine production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) and lymphocyte subsets. The effects of pamidronate on modulation of cytokine profiles in patients with SSc may merit future study. PubMed. Clin Exp Immunol. 2006 Dec;146(3):371-80. (Also see: Scleroderma Treatments and Causes of Scleroderma: Cytokines)

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