Removal of anti-A/B antibodies for successful kidney transplantation between ABO blood type incompatible couples.

@article{Tanabe1996RemovalOA,
  title={Removal of anti-A/B antibodies for successful kidney transplantation between ABO blood type incompatible couples.},
  author={Kazunari Tanabe and Kodo Takahashi and Tetsuzo Agishi and Hiroshi Toma and Kazuo Ota},
  journal={Transfusion science},
  year={1996},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={455-62}
}
A growing shortage of cadaveric donors has prompted expansion of the criteria for acceptable living donors. Because of this, ABO-incompatible kidney transplantation has been carried out. To remove anti-A and/or anti-B antibodies, the recipients received one or two sessions of double filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) and three or four sessions of… CONTINUE READING