Complications of plasma exchange in 71 consecutive patients treated for clinically suspected thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic-uremic syndrome.

@article{Rizvi2000ComplicationsOP,
  title={Complications of plasma exchange in 71 consecutive patients treated for clinically suspected thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic-uremic syndrome.},
  author={Mujahid A Rizvi and Sara K. Vesely and James N George and Lucy Chandler and Dale Duvall and James W. Smith and Ronald O Gilcher},
  journal={Transfusion},
  year={2000},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={896-901}
}
BACKGROUND With the increased frequency of diagnosis and improved survival of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura-hemolytic-uremic syndrome (TTP-HUS), the morbidity of plasma exchange (PE) treatment has become more important. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS Data were prospectively collected on 71 consecutive patients referred to the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) for PE treatment for clinically suspected TTP-HUS from mid-1996 to mid-1999. Complications were defined as major or minor, and… CONTINUE READING

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