Plasmapheresis in asparaginase-induced hypertriglyceridemia.


BACKGROUND Asparaginase is an essential component of the chemotherapy regimens during the induction and intensification phases for acute lymphoblastic leukemia and lymphoblastic lymphoma. The administration of asparaginase can cause elevation of the triglyceride levels. CASE REPORT This study reports the case of an adult patient presenting with acute… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2008.01663.x


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@article{KfouryBaz2008PlasmapheresisIA, title={Plasmapheresis in asparaginase-induced hypertriglyceridemia.}, author={Elizabeth M Kfoury-Baz and Rabih A Nassar and Rita F Tanios and Zaher K. Otrock and Amira M. Abo - Youssef and Costantine Albany and Ali Bazarbachi and Ziad Salem}, journal={Transfusion}, year={2008}, volume={48 6}, pages={1227-30} }