Guideline for the Diagnosis and Therapy of Myasthenia Gravis


Authors: J. Piťhaα 1 *;  J. Bednařík 2*;  O. Zapletalová 3*;  J. Schützner 4**;  J. Zámečník 5**;  Z. Ambler 6***;  M. Pátá 7****;  M. Suchý 7****
Authors‘ workplace: autor *;  konzultant **;  oponent ***;  člen vývojového týmu ****;  Vedoucí lékař Centra pro léčbu myasthenia gravis Neurologické kliniky 1. LF UK a VFN v Praze, Člen výboru Sekce neuroimunologie a likvorologie (SNIL), člen Neuromuskulární sekce (NMS) České neurologické společnosti (ČNS) ČLS JEP 1;  Člen výboru NMS a místopředseda ČNS ČLS JEP 2;  Členka výboru SNIL ČNS ČLS JEP 3;  Předseda Sekce hrudní chirurgie České chirurgické společnosti ČLS JEP 4;  Společnost českých patologů ČLS JEP 5;  Člen výboru NMS ČNS ČLS JEP 6;  Národní referenční centrum Praha αgarant 7
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2012; 75/108(2): 242-252
Category: Guidelines

Overview

The Czech Neurological Society taskforce in collaboration with other professionals has deve­loped a clinical standard for the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis. The development of the standard was prompted by the need to unify the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis, to monitor side and adverse effects of modern drugs and to verify their effectiveness, to monitor the effectiveness of care and to ensure efficient use of resources and diagnostic and therapeutic efforts in order to improve the quality of care provided. Key recommendations are based on the international guidelines, formulated by the EFNS [2] and the Euromyasthenia panel (2008) [3]. The level of evidence for all recommendations was classified according to the EFNS classification by Brainin et al [4].

Key words:
myasthenia gravis – key recommendations – diagnosis – treatment – centralized care


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