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The most common indications for starting tandem procedures were ASFA Category III indications, followed by un-categorized indications.
Similar to other reports in literature, hypocalcemia and hypotension were the most common complications. Transfusion reactions were rare, despite the use of large volumes of plasma.
Tandem procedures in critically ill pediatric patients require close monitoring and excellent communication between staff members.
Infant; Child; Plasma Exchange; Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; Renal Replacement Therapy; Hospitals, Pediatric
Babies; Children; TPE; CRRT; ECMO; CRRT; Children's Hospitals
Critical Care | Pediatric Nursing | Pediatrics
Music Aplenc, Lejla; George, Cindy; and Marriott, Kimberly, "Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) Performed in Tandem with CRRT and/or ECMO: Experience of One Pediatric Center" (2017). Posters. 22.