*  Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids for Treatment of Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasm Antibody (ANCA) - Associated Vasculitis - Full...
Experimental: Plasma Exchange Procedure: Plasma Exchange Plasma exchange is a procedure whereby blood is taken from the body ... Participants in this arm do not undergo plasma exchange. Drug: Glucocorticoids During the study, a standard glucocorticoids ... Plasma exchange - 7 exchanges and, either standard or low-dose glucocorticoids or ... No plasma exchange and, either standard or low-dose glucocorticoids. All studies will receive standard remission-induction ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00987389?term=Vasculitis&recr=Open&fund=01&rank=6
*  Therapeutic Plasma Exchange. (TPE)
Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is an extracorporeal therapy treatment, which has been used successfully for limited ... glucocorticoids, plasma exchange and/or intravenous immunoglobulins. PubMed, Panminerva Med, 2017 Sep;59(3):254-268. (Also see ... Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE). Hello, I am Jo Frowde, ISN Guide to Therapeutic Plasma Exchange. Therapeutic Plasma Exchange ... Therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) is a treatment that removes plasma from your blood, which is then replaced with a substitute ...
  https://www.sclero.org/scleroderma/treatments/mainstream/therapeutic-plasma-exchange/a-to-z.html
*  Practice Changing UpDates
... standard treatment includes plasma exchange (PEX) and glucocorticoids. The role of additional up-front rituximab in acquired ...
  https://www.uptodate.com/contents/practice-changing-updates
*  What's new in hematology
... standard treatment includes plasma exchange (PEX) and glucocorticoids. The role of additional up-front rituximab in acquired ...
  https://www.uptodate.com/contents/whats-new-in-hematology
*  Benefits of an expanded use of plasma exchange for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis within a...
Plasma exchange and glucocorticoid dosing in the treatment of anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody associated vasculitis (PEXIVAS ... Plasma exchange (PEX) removes circulating plasma constituents including immunoglobulins. Its potential role in the treatment of ... Clinical trials have shown the effectiveness of cytotoxic drugs [20, 21], plasma exchange [8] and biological agents [9, 22]. ... Plasma exchange (PEX). All patients were allocated to treatment with PEX alongside standard of care if they fulfilled any of ...
  https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12891-015-0796-7
*  EULAR/ERA-EDTA recommendations for the management of ANCA-associated vasculitis | Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases
Plasma exchange and glucocorticoid dosing in the treatment of anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody associated vasculitis (PEXIVAS ... Plasma Exchange and Glucocorticoids for Treatment of Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasm Antibody (ANCA) - Associated Vasculitis) is a ... Plasma exchange should be considered for patients with AAV and a serum creatine level of ,500 µmol/L (5.7 mg/dL) due to rapidly ... Complications of therapeutic plasma exchange: experience with 4857 treatments. Ther Apher Dial 2005;9:391-5. doi:10.1111/j.1744 ...
  http://ard.bmj.com/content/early/2016/06/23/annrheumdis-2016-209133.long
*  Dexamethasone and Chemotherapy With or Without Plasma Exchange in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma and Acute...
Plasma exchange is a process in which certain cells are separated from the plasma in the blood by a machine and then only the ... Dexamethasone and plasma exchange may be an effective treatment for acute kidney failure caused by multiple myeloma. It is not ... Patients undergo plasma exchange by cytocentrifugation or plasmafiltration over 2-3 hours in weeks 1 and 2 (7 treatments total ... A Randomised Controlled Trial of Adjunctive Plasma Exchange in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma and Acute Renal ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00416897?term=plasmapheresis+and+myeloma&rank=2
*  Dexamethasone and Chemotherapy With or Without Plasma Exchange in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma and Acute...
Plasma exchange is a process in which certain cells are separated from the plasma in the blood by a machine and then only the ... Dexamethasone and plasma exchange may be an effective treatment for acute kidney failure caused by multiple myeloma. It is not ... Patients undergo plasma exchange by cytocentrifugation or plasmafiltration over 2-3 hours in weeks 1 and 2 (7 treatments total ... PURPOSE: This randomized phase III trial is studying dexamethasone, chemotherapy, and plasma exchange to see how well they work ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00416897?term=multiple+myeloma&recr=Open&cond=multiple+myeloma&rank=16
*  Study of Cyclosporine or Corticosteroids as an Adjunct to Plasma Exchange in Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) - Full...
Glucocorticoids. Hormones. Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists. Physiological Effects of Drugs. ... Plasma exchange is the standard treatment for TTP. Plasma exchange is a treatment that removes the plasma (the liquid portion ... undergo plasma exchange but will be randomized to receive either prednisone or cyclosporine as an adjunct to plasma exchange. ... Study of Cyclosporine or Corticosteroids as an Adjunct to Plasma Exchange in Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP). The ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00713193
*  Most recent papers with the keyword Castleman | Read by QxMD
... glucocorticoid therapy and plasma exchange. Renal biopsy showed diffuse endocapillary proliferation and mesangiolysis without ... It is divided into 2 subtypes: the plasma cell variant and the hyaline vascular variant. The most common site is the hilum of ... Broad management guidelines have been published emphasizing the need for prompt treatment and the use of glucocorticoids as ...
  https://www.readbyqxmd.com/keyword/20754
*  Glomerulonephritis - The Clinical Advisor
If pulmonary hemorrhage is present, plasma exchange should also be considered. Once the disease is under control, patients are ... Anti-GBM antibody disease: Treatment is plasmapheresis, cyclophosphamide and glucocorticoids.. B. Common Pitfalls and Side- ... Cryoglobulinemia: Plasmapheresis, cyclophosphamide, and glucocorticoids are the mainstay of treatment. If hepatitis C is found ... Lupus: Induction therapy with cyclophosphamide and glucocorticoids is essential. Plasmapheresis has no added benefit. ...
  http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/hospital-medicine/glomerulonephritis/article/601981/
*  Chapter 326. The Vasculitis Syndromes | Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e | AccessMedicine | McGraw-Hill Medical
... therapy represents an important part of therapy and has been used in combination with glucocorticoids and plasma exchange. ... glomerulonephritis have been anecdotally reported to benefit from intensive plasma exchange combined with cytotoxic drugs. ... vasculitis even after ∼14 days of glucocorticoid therapy. A dramatic clinical response to a trial of glucocorticoid therapy can ... particularly in patients receiving glucocorticoids. All vasculitis patients who are receiving daily glucocorticoids in ...
  http://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/content.aspx?bookid=331§ionid=40727127
*  Neuronal Patients
The patient was treated with antiviral medications and plasma exchange. The latter refers to a procedure that replaces the ... After several weeks glucocorticoids were added to the treatment. This was continued until the dose was tapered after a year. ... The glucocorticoid treatment, of course, was used to suppress inflammation occuring in the small and medium sized arteries. ...
  http://courses.washington.edu/conj/casestudies/neuronal_C.htm
*  ANCA-associated Vasculitis - GPA
An ongoing study, PEXIVAS (Plasma exchange and glucocorticoid dosing in the treatment of anti-neutrophil antibody associated ... The role of plasma exchange (plasmapheresis) (PLEX) in the management of GPA is unclear. In patients with severe manifestations ... A retrospective analysis of outcomes following use of plasma exchange in patients with renal vasculitis.) Pagnoux, C, Mahr, A, ... Walsh, M, Catapano, F, Szpirt, W, Thorlund, K, Bruchfeld, A, Guillevin, L. "Plasma exchange for renal vasculitis and idiopathic ...
  http://www.infectiousdiseaseadvisor.com/rheumatology/anca-associated-vasculitis--gpa/article/626740/
*  Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome - ONA
This paper is being used as the primary reference for treatment of CAPS with therapeutic plasma exchange.) Erkan, D, Asherson, ... High-dose glucocorticoids (1 gram/day x 3) followed by 1 mg/kg orally or parenterally. ... There is no prospective study on plasma exchange for CAPS. However, a review of the first 250 patients entered into a CAPS ... There is no prospective study on plasma exchange for CAPS. However, a review of the first 250 patients entered into a CAPS ...
  http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/critical-care-medicine/catastrophic-antiphospholipid-antibody-syndrome/article/587057/
*  Conditions in subjects with rheumatic diseases: pulmonary manifestations of vasculitides | Springer for Research & Development
Plasma-exchange also seems successful in remission induction [73]. Non-infectious PAN is treated by GCs in conjunction with ... To guide therapy, the FFS as an additional instrument should be used [34]. Glucocorticoids (GCs) represent the mainstay of CSS ... For severe disease, namely acute renal failure, additional plasma exchange is recommended [46]. After successful remission ... Randomized trial of plasma exchange or high-dosage methylprednisolone as adjunctive therapy for severe renal vasculitis. J Am ...
  https://rd.springer.com/article/10.1186/ar3307
*  Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Conferences | Meetings | Events | Symposiums | OMICS Group
With plasma exchange, this has dropped to 10% at six months. Immunosuppressants,suchas glucocorticoids, rituximab, ... In the era before effective treatment with plasma exchange, the death rate was about 90%. ... cyclophosphamide, vincristine, or cyclosporine, may also be used if a relapse or recurrence follows plasma interchange. Most ...
  https://www.conferenceseries.com/thrombotic-thrombocytopenic-purpura.php
*  Critical Care | St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center Emergency Residency Blog
Plasma Exchange (Plasmapheresis) is First Line treatment! *Replaces defective or insufficient ADAMTS-13 and clears vWF ... Glucocorticoids *Adjunct Treatment and do not replace plasmapheresis. *1mg/kg Prednisone PO or Solu-Medrol 125mg IV ... Transfusion of RBCs (indicated ONLY in severe bleeding with a delay in plasma exchange) ...
  http://stjoesemresidency.com/category/critical-care/
*  Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura - Wikipedia
In the era before effective treatment with plasma exchange, the fatality rate was about 90%. With plasma exchange, this has ... such as glucocorticoids, rituximab, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, or ciclosporin, may also be used if a relapse or recurrence ... follows plasma exchange. Platelets are not transfused unless the patient has a life-threatening bleed, since the transfused ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thrombotic_thrombocytopenic_purpura
*  Advanced Practice: Respiratory Failure in Myasthenia Gravis Crisis | EM Daily
Plasma Exchange OR IVIG (rapid acting therapies). *Glucocorticoids: crisis patients often started on high dose steroids ... Associated with transient worsening of weakness, however less of a concern with concurrent plasma exchange/IVIG ...
  http://emdaily.cooperhealth.org/content/advanced-practice-respiratory-failure-myasthenia-gravis-crisis
*  RFA-HL-02-001: TRANSFUSION MEDICINE/HEMOSTASIS CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK
For patients with TTP, the recurrence rate after successful plasma exchange is higher than 20 per cent, some small studies ... For example, patients with ITP may receive one or more courses of glucocorticoids which may eventually be followed by ... therapy to plasma exchange. A new hemostatic agent, recombinant factor VIIa, has shown efficacy in multiple clinical settings ... Transfusion medicine research applicants should provide a summary of the number of blood and/or plasma components collected and ...
  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-hl-02-001.html
*  Ofatumumab Dose-finding in Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS) Patients - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... immunomodulatory agents or plasma exchange within six months prior to randomization in the trial apart from Glatiramer Acetate ... Glucocorticoids or Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) within one month prior to the screening in the trial. ... The Maximum Observed Plasma Concentration (Cmax) After the First (Visit 3), Second (Visit 4), Third (Visit 10), and Fourth ( ... The Area Under the Plasma Concentration-time Curve From Time Zero to the Last Quantifiable Time Point (AUC(0-t)) After the ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00640328
*  Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome - Wikipedia
Plasma exchange (or plasmapheresis), the removal of plasma proteins such as antibodies and replacement with normal plasma, may ... Prednisolone (a glucocorticoid or steroid) suppresses the immune response, and the steroid-sparing agent azathioprine may ... Occasionally, plasma exchange is required to remove the antibodies. The weakness from LEMS typically involves the muscles of ... Again, plasma exchange is less effective than in other related conditions such as myasthenia gravis, and additional ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lambert%E2%80%93Eaton_myasthenic_syndrome
*  Respiratory Failure in Neuromuscular disease - ONA
10% may relapse after plasma exchange due to antibody rebound *. Treat with additional plasma exchange or IVIG ... This study evaluated the use of a glucocorticoid antagonist to determine the role of intracellular glucocorticoid receptors in ... "A randomized trial comparing intravenous immune globulin and plasma exchange in Guillain-Barré syndrome". N Engl J Med. vol. ... Plasma exchange: most effective if started within 7 days of symptom onset, though still provides some improvement when started ...
  https://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/critical-care-medicine/respiratory-failure-in-neuromuscular-disease/article/585858/