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Multiple Sclerosis_2

152 mg/dl (vn<150).   Cortisone therapy was started during hospitalization, with improved symptoms; this ... help reduce spasticity. Plasma exchange (plasmapheresis). Plasma exchange may help restore neurological ...

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) secondary to Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

as noted. He was treated again with steroids and plasma therapy. Rituximab was added with eventual remission. A renal biopsy was ... thrombocytopenic purpura ”, a therapy with plasmapheresis with blood count normalization after 15 courses was started. ...

Guillain-Barré Syndrome / Acute Myeloradiculoneuritis

of the marrow consistent with myelitis. Treatment with plasmapheresis and IV steroids was followed by improvement in the right leg ... Guillain-Barré syndrome, a plasmapheresis therapy was performed. It was well tolerated by the patient (5 sessions) with ...

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)_2

2)        What therapy do you suggest? In case the therapy performed is the best one could you ... -        Plasmapheresis -        ...

ABO-incompatible (ABOI) renal transplantation

sessions are done over a period of 9 days. In the US plasmapheresis is used instead of IA filters. Splenectomy is rarely used ... especially in the setting of chronic immunosuppressive therapy, has limited the enthusiasm for ABOI transplantation. Does ...