Therapeutic plasma exchange for the treatment of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis.

  • Andre A. Kaplan
  • Published 1997 in
    Therapeutic apheresis : official journal of the…


Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) has been widely accepted as a successful means of removing the antiglomerular basement membrane (anti-GBM) antibodies that result in the rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis (RPGN) of Goodpasture's syndrome. TPE has also been investigated as a means of removing the immune complexes associated with the glomerulonephritides… (More)


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