Apheresis in Children
It has become possible to perform apheresis in small children owing to the development and clinical application of specialized blood purification devices and equipment, such as vascular catheters for small children and small-volume extracorporeal circuits and modules.
Technical considerations include ensuring vascular access, reducing extracorporeal volume, preventing hypothermia, and providing proper anti-coagulant treatment.
KeywordsKawasaki Disease Plasma Exchange Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Fresh Freeze Plasma
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