The use of plasmapheresis during exchange transfusion for hepatic encephalopathy

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Abstract

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
Volume75
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1969

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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