Short- and long-term effects on serum lipoproteins by three different techniques of apheresis.

@article{Richter1996ShortAL,
  title={Short- and long-term effects on serum lipoproteins by three different techniques of apheresis.},
  author={Werner O Richter and M G Donner and Peter Schwandt},
  journal={Artificial organs},
  year={1996},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={311-7}
}
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) apheresis is applied in patients with coronary heart disease because of severe inherited forms of hypercholesterolemia, for which dietary and combined drug treatment cannot lower LDL cholesterol concentrations less than 130 mg/dl. The following article describes the changes in lipoprotein levels in a total of 19 patients undergoing weekly LDL apheresis. Immunoadsorption, operating with polyclonal antibodies against apolipoprotein B-100, was used in 6 patients. Five… CONTINUE READING