Double Filtration Plasmapheresis



  • The use of two filter membranes with different size pores in double filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) allows removal of a wider range of toxic substances.

  • Less replacement fluid is needed with DFPP compared with plasma exchange (PE).


Hollow Fiber Fresh Freeze Plasma Albumin Concentration Blood Flow Rate Activate Coagulation Time 


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    Eguchi K (2007) How to use replacement fluid and setting of optimum concentration. Ther Apher Dial 26(1):36–47Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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