What are the main clinical indications of plasmapheresis for kidney diseases?
The below table summarizes the most important clinical indications for kidney diseases by category.
Clinical Indications for Kidney Diseases by Category
|Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis||II|
|Desensitization for kidney transplantation||II|
|Hemolytic uremic syndrome||III|
|Systemic lupus erythematosus||III|
|Kidney transplant rejection||IV|
FSGS, Focal and segmentary glomerulosclerosis; TTP, thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura.Category I, Standard Primary Therapy; Category II, Supportive Therapy; Category III, When the evidence of benefit is unclear; Category IV, When there is no current evidence of benefit or for research protocols.