The use of plasmapheresis during exchange transfusion for hepatic encephalopathy

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations


Four adolescent patients were treated for hepatic coma; none survived. A modified technique of exchange transfusion, using the principle of plasmapheresis, was employed in 2 patients. The results suggest that this technique deserves further trial in the management of hepatic coma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)431-435
Number of pages5
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1969


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

Cite this