Acta Biomedica Scientifica (Jul 2012)

Myasthenia. Surgical treatment and its effectiveness

  • M. B. Skvortsov,
  • A. I. Smolin

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 0, no. 4(1)
pp. 93 – 100


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The article reviews the problems of diagnostics and. treatment of myasthenia. The authors consider that thymectomy in modern conditions is founded, expedient and. safe for the patients surgery at the treatment of different forms of myasthenia. Promptly realized thymectomy saves patients from myasthenic crises, decreases gravity of clinical manifestations of generalized myasthenia and intercurrent diseases, improves life quality. The results of surgical treatment of patients by thymectomy are reliably better than of prolonged drug treatment and life interval after thymectomy is reliably longer.