Therapeutic Plasma Exchange: Learning from the Experts

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Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is a novel method for patients with scleroderma that may revolutionize the treatment of the disease and is considered a new hope for patients. The technique was recently presented at the American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) 2016 Annual Meeting in a presentation titled “Therapeutic Plasma Exchange for the Treatment of Systemic Scleroderma: A Comprehensive Review and Analysis.”

At the end of 2015, a case study revealed a success in long-term treatment with therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE). Learn all about it here.

In this Mayo Clinic video, listen to Brian Weinshenker, M.D. as he describes the process of plasma exchange.


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