Case Series: Plasma Exchange Can Help Reduce Bleeding in AHA

Case Series: Plasma Exchange Can Help Reduce Bleeding in AHA

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Case Series: Plasma Exchange Can Help Reduce Bleeding in AHA

Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) was found to reduce bleeding and ease disease symptoms in six people with acquired hemophilia A (AHA), a case series reported. These findings support TPE — in which the liquid part of blood is replaced with substitute plasma — as an alternative treatment option in geographic areas, including western China, without access to bypassing agent therapies. “We advocate that a more intensive first-line treatment, including TPE may potentially achieve faster remission,…

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