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Choice of Apheresis Therapy

  • Eisei Noiri
Chapter

Abstract

  • Therapeutic plasma exchange volume is usually 1–1.5 times the patient’s plasma volume.

  • Selection of a plasma fractionator (second filter) for double filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) depends on the size of the pathogenic substance.

  • Evaluating the adsorption affinity of the pathogen will enhance the efficacy of immunoadsorption therapy.

  • A plasma separator (first filter) should not be used for hemodialysis.

Keywords

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Plasma Exchange Crohn Disease Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Plasma Separator 
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Copyright information

© Springer Japan 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Hemodialysis & ApheresisUniversity Hospital, The University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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