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2017

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Abstract

SUMMARY

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.

MeSH Keywords

Infant; Child; Plasma Exchange; Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation; Renal Replacement Therapy; Hospitals, Pediatric

Keywords

Babies; Children; TPE; CRRT; ECMO; CRRT; Children's Hospitals

Disciplines

Critical Care | Pediatric Nursing | Pediatrics

Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE) Performed in Tandem with CRRT and/or ECMO: Experience of One Pediatric Center

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