Plasma exchange in the long-term management of Waldenström's macroglobulinemia.


Two patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (WM), which had become resistant to cytotoxic drugs, were treated for features of the hyperviscosity syndrome by repeated plasma exchange with the continuous-flow blood-cell separator over periods of 36 and 28 months, respectively. After four initial weekly plasma exchanges the procedure was carried out… (More)


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@article{Buskard1977PlasmaEI, title={Plasma exchange in the long-term management of Waldenstr{\"{o}m's macroglobulinemia.}, author={Noel Buskard and D. A. G. Galton and J M Goldman and Eva Maria Kohner and Corinna F Grindle and Deborah L. Newman and K W Twinn and Ray M. Lowenthal}, journal={Canadian Medical Association journal}, year={1977}, volume={117 2}, pages={135-7} }