Monoclonal antibodies in the internal medicine

Authors: Kristína Brázdilová;  Daniel Čierny;  Zdenko Killinger;  Peter Jackuliak;  Juraj Payer
Authors‘ workplace: V. interná klinika LF UK a UN Bratislava, Nemocnica Ružinov
Published in: AtheroRev 2016; 1(2): 65-68
Category: Reviews


New findings in the field of pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases and cancer, as well as progress in the development of biomedical technologies have enabled the development of new and in particular more precisely targeted forms of therapy of different diseases. The common characteristic of these drugs referred to as biological treatment is their targeted inter­vention into the individual etiopathogenetic processes which occur in the damaged organism. These distinctive effects of theirs are produced by means of highly active substances of biological nature marked by a high specificity of effect and acting on a precisely defined target. At present we know and also use quite a large number of preparations in Slovakia that are effectively utilized in the treatment of different diseases in various fields of internal medicine.

Key words:
biological treatment – monoclonal antibodies


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