Therapeutic Plasma Exchange: Learning from the Experts

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.

 

Here are 4 Plasma Exchange Articles You Must Read

Scleroderma News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *