Rheopheresis in vascular diseases

@inproceedings{Ferrannini2007RheopheresisIV,
  title={Rheopheresis in vascular diseases},
  author={Michele Ferrannini and Gisella Vischini and Emiliano Staffolani and Federica Scaccia and Natascia Miani and Maria Cristina Parravano and Maureen M. Louis and Giorgio Splendiani and Nicola Di Daniele},
  year={2007}
}
  • Michele Ferrannini, Gisella Vischini, +6 authors Nicola Di Daniele
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Background: Endothelial dysfunction is a common condition in many microvascular diseases, such as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease (PAOD). Rheopheresis therapy improves ematic viscosity, shear stress and endothelial function while decreasing fibrinogen, LDL-cholesterol and alpha-2-macroglobulin levels. Objective: To evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of rheopheresis in patients with microcirculatory diseases. Materials and Methods: Eight patients… CONTINUE READING

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