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