Thymectomy May Be Better for Early-onset MG

Thymectomy May Be Better for Early-onset MG

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Thymectomy May Be Better for Early-onset MG

Thymectomy – surgical removal of the thymus gland — may be a better option for treating patients with early-onset non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis (MG), a study has found. According to study data, the surgical procedure did not confer an added benefit over non-invasive treatment options for patients with late-onset disease. The study, “Effects of thymectomy on late-onset non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis: systematic review and meta-analysis,” was published in the Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. MG is a…

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