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Thymectomy Summary

Description: Surgical removal of the thymus gland. (Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Thymectomies

Networked: 2338 relevant articles (209 outcomes, 165 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Thymectomy is Relevant

  1. Myasthenia Gravis : 120 outcomes 100 studies in 1199 results
  2. Thymoma (Thymic Carcinoma) : 62 outcomes 41 studies in 501 results
  3. Thymus Hyperplasia : 11 outcomes 2 studies in 45 results
  4. Hyperplasia : 10 outcomes 3 studies in 48 results
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 181 results
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Drugs Related to Thymectomy

  1. Prednisolone (Predate)
  2. Prednisone (Sone)
  3. Cholinesterase Inhibitors (Anticholinesterases)
  4. Steroids
  5. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
  6. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids)
  7. Tacrolimus (Prograf)
  8. Antibodies
  9. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin)
  10. Acetylcholine (Acetylcholine Chloride)
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Therapies Related to Thymectomy

  1. Plasmapheresis
  2. Radiotherapy
  3. Sternotomy
  4. Plasma Exchange
  5. Splenectomy
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