Plasma Exchange May Be Safe, Effective as Short-term MG Therapy

Plasma Exchange May Be Safe, Effective as Short-term MG Therapy

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Plasma Exchange May Be Safe, Effective as Short-term MG Therapy

A new type of plasma exchange treatment, called double-filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP), may be effective and safe for short-term relief of myasthenia gravis (MG) symptoms, a review study has found. These findings may have important clinical implications, especially for patients with severe or critical MG, the researchers noted. The review, “Efficacy and safety of double-filtration plasmapheresis treatment of myasthenia gravis,” was published in the journal Medicine. Plasmapheresis, a type of treatment that involves exchanging the plasma…

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