Publication details

Significant Elevation in Plasma Concentrations of IgE Following Isolated Severe Head Injury Suggesting TH2 Dominance

Authors

MRLIAN Andrej SMRČKA Martin KLABUSAY Martin

Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Journal für Neurologie, Neurochirurgie und Psychiatrie
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Medicine

Citation
Field Neurology, neurosurgery, neurosciences
Keywords head injuries; immune system disorders; immunoglobuline E leves
Description This research has confirmed a phenomenon of significant increase of the IgE serum levels in the patients after severe head injuries. The context of this finding with cellular immunosuppression after a head trauma and with high number of extracranial complications in these patients is not known so far. Probably there could by a relationship between high IgE levels and Th2 dominance.
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