The use of plasmapheresis during exchange transfusion for hepatic encephalopathy

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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
StatePublished - Sep 1969

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The use of plasmapheresis during exchange transfusion for hepatic encephalopathy. / Cohen, Michael I.; Schonberg, S. Kenneth; Witover, Steven.

In: The Journal of Pediatrics, Vol. 75, No. 3, 09.1969, p. 431-435.

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