Prospective randomized trial of two different immunoadsorbers in severe systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Gaubitz1998ProspectiveRT,
  title={Prospective randomized trial of two different immunoadsorbers in severe systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Markus Gaubitz and Matthias Seidel and Sebastian Kummer and Heiko Schotte and Andreas Perniok and Wolfram Domschke and Matthias Schneider},
  journal={Journal of autoimmunity},
  year={1998},
  volume={11 5},
  pages={495-501}
}
Experiences with extracorporeal therapy in systemic lupus erythematosus have been published over the last 20 years and more. In addition to plasmapheresis, specific adsorption columns have been developed to deplete pathogenic antibodies and immune complexes in the plasma of patients with SLE. We conducted a prospective randomized trial to compare the efficacy of a disposable adsorption column, which contained a specific ligand, phenylalanine (IMPH-350|Pt, Diamed, Köln, Germany) with a… CONTINUE READING