Successful Treatment of Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Using Cascade Filtration Plasmapheresis


KARDAŞ F. , ÇETİN A. , Solmaz M., Buyukoglan R., KAYNAR L. , Kendirci M. , ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, vol.29, no.4, pp.334-341, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjh.2011.20
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.334-341

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to report the efficacy of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) apheresis using a cascade filtration system in pediatric patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), and to clarify the associated adverse effects and difficulties.