Plasma Exchange, Soliris May Help Treat Pregnancy-related aHUS

Plasma Exchange, Soliris May Help Treat Pregnancy-related aHUS

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Plasma Exchange, Soliris May Help Treat Pregnancy-related aHUS

Plasma exchange and treatment with Soliris (eculizumab) may be used successfully to treat pregnancy-related atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) complicated by kidney failure, a case report suggests. The report, “Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome: when pregnancy leads to lifelong dialysis: a case report and literature review,” was published in the journal Cardiovascular Endocrinology & Metabolism. aHUS is a rare disease caused by the abnormal activation of the complement system — a set of more than 30 proteins…

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