Research

CIDP Disease Burden — Results of a US Nationwide Patient Survey

CIDP Disease Burden — Results of a US Nationwide Patient Survey

In 2017, a nationwide survey of US CIDP patients was conducted to assess the impact of disease-related disability and treatment on lifestyle and work activities. Approximately 3250 individuals aged ≥18 years, recruited by the GBS|CIDP Foundation and self-reported to have CIDP, were invited to complete an online survey; of these, 475 completed the survey and…

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Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin: A Newly Approved Treatment Option for CIDP

David Saperstein, MD Co-Director GBS/CIDP Center of Excellence Phoenix Neurological Associates Phoenix, AZ Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) is one of the main therapies used to treat CIDP. This therapy can be very effective but there are drawbacks. Some people experience headaches related to the intravenous infusions. Some people have difficulty with IV access. Also, the need…

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