Plasmapheresis and intravenous immunoglobulin are equally effective. The need for ventilatory support can be anticipated by measurement of two spirometry -based breathing tests: the forced vital capacity FVC and the negative inspiratory force NIF.
Rehabilitative care As individuals begin to improve, they are usually transferred from the acute care hospital to a rehabilitation setting.
Muscle strength may not return uniformly; some muscles that get stronger faster may tend to take over a function that weaker muscles normally perform—called substitution.
Occasionally surgery will trigger the syndrome. Therefore, doctors may find it difficult to diagnose GBS in its earliest stages.
Weakness and tingling in your extremities are usually the first symptoms. Symptoms Symptoms typically last a few weeks, with most individuals recovering without long-term, severe neurological complications. Immunoglobulins are proteins that the immune system naturally makes to attack infecting organisms.
Different mechanisms may explain how the molecular mimicry concept may work.