Therapeutic plasma exchange for the treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: A retrospective multicenter study


Altuntaş F. , Aydoğdu I., Kabukcu S., Kocyigit I. , Çıkım K., Sarı I., ...More

TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE, vol.36, no.1, pp.57-67, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transci.2006.05.014
  • Title of Journal : TRANSFUSION AND APHERESIS SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-67

Abstract

Background: Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a rare disease that is fatal if it is not treated. Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) has resulted in excellent remission and survival rates in TTP patients.