All publications of “Raquel Altoé Giovelli”

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Use of rituximab as a treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus: retrospective review

Roberta Ismael Lacerda Machado, Morton Aaron Scheinberg, Maria Yvone Carlos Formiga de Queiroz, Danielle Christinne Soares Egypto de Brito, Maria Fernanda Brandao de Resende Guimarães, Raquel Altoé Giovelli, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO2706

Objective:To report the experience in three Brazilian institutions with the use of rituximab in patients with different clinical forms of lupus erythematosus systemic in activity.Methods: The study consisted of a sample of 17 patients with LES, who were already being treated, but that at some stage of the disease showed refractory symptoms. The patients were subdivided into groups according to the clinical manifestation, and the responses for the use of rituximab were rated as complete, partial or no response. Data […]