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plasma is separated from whole blood and the rest is returned to the donor

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All patients received plasmapheresis with a duration ranging from 5 to 24 days.
The basis of the action of plasmapheresis in MC is that it rapidly eliminates the pathological antibodies via mechanical separation or more recently, by immunoadsorption or double filtration techniques (34,35,36).
Incorporation of the costs assigned to the productions processes for the extraction of plasma in the blood bank of Cienfuegos Provincial Processes Cost Earmarked Total unit Plasmapheresis 27.
daily plasmapheresis until the platelet count returns to normal.
This monoclonal antibody has been shown to be effective in treating cryoglobulinemia resistant to standard therapies with corticosteroids and plasmapheresis (9).
1,4) Because aggressive plasmapheresis can avert rapid damage to the brain and kidneys and death characteristic of TTP, prompt diagnosis is essential.
Outcomes from his observational study of 22 patients compared well with earlier, published reports of similar patients treated with IV-CYC with and without plasmapheresis, Dr.
Other forms of treatment used in cases of Guillain-Barre include plasmapheresis and the IV administration of immunoglobulin.
On the other hand, there has been no randomized clinical trial demonstrating the efficacy of plasmapheresis (or plasma infusion) in patients with HUS.
1) Among the many treatments for CIDP are plasmapheresis, intravenous immunoglobulin (IV Ig), corticosteroids, and other immunomodulators such as azathioprine, cyclosporine, and cyclophosphamide.
Plasmapheresis, the treatment of choice, can significantly reduce the risk of mortality, but relapse is likely, Dr.
To reduce the risk of long-term nerve damage, early treatment may include a procedure called plasmapheresis to cleanse the blood of overactive antibodies.
But the drugs do not work well on patients who lack both copies of the LDL receptor gene, and plasmapheresis is only a temporary solution.
Carroll received blood products-clotting factors--from infected donor blood that could probably have been avoided altogether if a technique called plasmapheresis had been used.