Thrombotic microangiopathy: What not to learn from a meta-analysis

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Abstract

A recent meta-analysis concluded that plasma exchange is the most effective intervention for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and that plasma manipulation offers no additional benefit over simple supportive therapy in hemolytic uremic syndrome. These findings must be interpreted with great caution, as response to treatment depends on the underlying disease etiology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)186-188
Number of pages3
JournalNature Reviews Nephrology
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Medicine(all)

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