In one patient with SLE, plasma exchange was used for treatment of HPS.
What does PEX stand for?
PEX stands for Plasma Exchange
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We have 14 other meanings of PEX in our Acronym Attic
- Permanent Exclusion
- Peroxisome Biogenesis
- Personal Exercise
- Phenix City Express
- PHIGS Extension to X Windows
- Physical Examination
- Pinoy Exchange
- Pinoy Exchange (online Filipino message board)
- Pituitary Extract
- Platform Express Toolstring
- Process Excellence
- Product Exchange
- Public Excursion (special airline fare)
- Practice and Exercise Areas (UK military)
- Property Exchange Australia (document network)
- Photoemission Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure
- Performance Examination
- Piecewise Exponential Estimator
- Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma (eyes)
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She was transferred to a tertiary hospital for plasma exchange therapy.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] * Brian Weinshenker, MD, of the Mayo Clinic, wins the 2011 John Dystel Prize for MS Research for outstanding contributions to understanding and treating MS * He did a landmark study that tracked the course of MS, and helped develop ways to distinguish MS from look-alikes * His research helped establish plasma exchange therapy as a treatment for people with severe MS attacks unresponsive to steroids * He improved our understanding of how genes and gender influence MS Finding better ways to separate MS from similar disorders, and finding better ways to treat severe MS--this is why Brian Weinshenker, MD (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
Golden Meditech is the first and also the largest blood-related medical devices manufacturer in China, primarily engaged in the development, manufacture, sales and distribution of blood-related medical devices, with its major product line being the Autologous Blood Recovery System (ABRS), the plasma exchange system and the accelerated thermostatic infusion pump.
Therapeutic Plasma Exchange and Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) are found successful in reducing OCD and other behavioral symptoms in children with PANDAS (9).
He picked up a couple of viral infections and they undid all the good work done by the plasma exchange he undergoes.
Pulmonary alveolar haemorrhage due to other immune mechanisms is treated with glucocorticosteroids, cyclophosphamide and plasma exchange alone or in combination.
The equipment will include portable ultrasound, blood flow and cardiac monitors and plasma exchange machines.