• V. I. Nagaichuk
  • R. М. Chornopyshchuk
  • S. D. Khimich
  • О. А. Nazarchuk
  • М. І. Burkovskyi
  • А. S. Bobelo
Keywords: burn injuries, immunological parameters, neutrophilic granulocytes form factor, immunocorrection, Liastenum®.


Abstract. Introduction. The problem of providing effective care to patients with burn injuries remains far from being finally solved. Due to significant immune disorders that occur against the background of thermal damage, the use of immunomodulatory drugs remains promising. Therefore, the aim of this study was to analyze the effectiveness of systemic use of the immunomodulatory drug Liastenum® in the complex treatment of patients with burn injuries.

Materials and methods: The study involved 35 patients with burn injuries with the index of damage severity ranging from 30 to 60 units. Patients in the main group (n = 15) in addition to the usual treatment received an immunomodulator Liastenum®, which was administered intramuscularly at a dose of 2 mg once every 3 days (course dose — 10 mg). Treatment of patients in the comparison group (n = 20) did not involve the use of drugs with targeted immunocorrective action. Examination of patients included laboratory immunological examination of venous blood with assessment of various parts of the immune system and determination of the “Neutrophilic granulocytes form factor” indicator, which was performed on the 3rd, 14th, 21st day after the injury.

The results of the study and their discussion. The obtained results allowed to confirm the ability of Liastenum® to stimulate the functional activity of neutrophilic granulocytes, restoring the phagocytic reserves of these cells, to normalize the level of lymphocytes and their individual subpopulation forms. In general, the action of the immunomodulatory drug was characterized by a balanced effect on the cellular, humoral parts of the immune system, phagocytosis.

Conclusions. The effectiveness of systemic use of immunomodulatory drug Liastenum® in a comprehensive program of care for patients with burn injuries by balanced correction of immune disorders was laboratory established.


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How to Cite
Nagaichuk, V. I., ChornopyshchukR. М., Khimich, S. D., NazarchukО. А., BurkovskyiМ. І., & BobeloА. S. (2021). IMMUNOLOGICAL CRITERIA FOR EFFECTIVE SYSTEMIC USE OF MURAMYL PEPTIDE IMMUNOMODULATOR IN THE TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH BURN INJURIES. Kharkiv Surgical School, (2), 72-79.