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Table 2 Strength of muscle groups of 4 HIBM patients at baseline and after IVIG treatment.

From: Intravenous immune globulin in hereditary inclusion body myopathy: a pilot study

  Hip Flexion Ankle Dorsiflexion Elbow Wrist Hand
    Flexion Extension Flexion Extension Grip Pinch
Baseline a,b 3.21 ± 0.84 3.50 ± 2.15 4.71 ± 1.42 3.36 ± 1.09 5.24 ± 0.86 4.55 ± 0.46 7.43 ± 1.63 1.02 ± 0.22
Post-Load b 3.93 ± 0.74
(+22%)
2.53 ± 1.55
(-28%)
5.56 ± 1.60
(+18%)
3.30 + 0.98
(-2%)
5.81 ± 1.07
(+11%)
5.15 ± 0.58
(+13%)
7.85 ± 1.65
(+6%)
1.03 ± 0.16
(+1%)
End of study b 3.63 ± 0.62
(+13%)
4.28 ± 2.87
(+22%)
5.45 ± 1.55
(+16%)
3.36 ± 1.03
(0%)
6.25 ± 1.15
(+19%)
5.78 ± 0.93
(+27%)
7.83 ± 1.59
(+5%)
1.37 ± 0.25
(+35%)
  1. aValues are given in kg as means ± SEM. Percent changes are in parentheses. Values for both the right and left sides were included in the analyses.
  2. bBaseline: Before treatment; Post-Load: Day 1 after IVIG load (1 g/kg × 2); End of study: 4 weeks after the initial IVIG load.