Safety and efficacy of tandem hemodialysis and plasma exchange in children.

@article{Schaefer2014SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and efficacy of tandem hemodialysis and plasma exchange in children.},
  author={Betti Schaefer and {\'A}kos {\'U}jsz{\'a}szi and Susanne Maria Sch{\"a}fer and Karl Heinz Heckert and Franz S. Schaefer and Claus Peter Schmitt},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={1563-70}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Patients with immune-mediated kidney disease and liver failure often require plasma exchange (PE) and hemodialysis (HD). Combining both methods (i.e., connecting the PE and HD circuits in series [tandem dialysis]) should allow for a more efficient treatment. This work reviews the authors' experience with tandem blood purification… CONTINUE READING