Indications in the intensive care unit

Diseases exist for which plasmapheresis is considered definitive or, more commonly, useful adjunctive therapy ( Table 1). Randomized trials have been undertaken in a few disease states and have shown the procedure to be ineffective (Table2). Those disorders which may be encountered in the intensive care setting and for which plasmapheresis may be beneficial are reviewed below.

Table 1 Diseases for which plasmapheresis is accepted as definitive or adjunctive therapy ttopsfta 'ifffj gtoflwifflt'f H'

Table 2 Diseases for which plasmapheresis is not accepted as definitive or adjunctive therapy

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