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So far Ed Harris has created 44 blog entries.

Talking to Your Doctor About Trying Pulsed Plasma Exchange? Invite a Hematologist into the Discussion

As more and more patients are now starting trials of pulsed therapeutic plasma exchange (PPE) as an experimental treatment for their diagnosed systemic scleroderma (SSc), I have noticed that in [...]

September 10th, 2023|

Pulsed Plasma Exchange (PPE) treatments must be continued indefinitely

Currently, there are about a dozen systemic sclerosis patients on the pulsed plasma exchange (PPE) protocol described in this document: http://sclerodermainfo.org/pdf/TPE-Guidelines-US.pdf.  Some have been on the protocol for years and [...]

November 15th, 2022|

The Effects of Pulsed Therapeutic Plasma Exchange on Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Limited Systemic Sclerosis: A Case Series

I am currently (5/6/2022) at the American Society for Apheresis (ASFA) annual meeting in Philadelphia presenting a poster titled "The Effects of Pulsed Therapeutic Plasma Exchange on Gastrointestinal Symptoms in [...]

May 6th, 2022|

Scleroderma Foundation (Southern California Chapter) Talk on Therapeutic Plasma Exchange

We are pleased to announce that our CEO/Founder, Ed Harris, was invited by the Southern California chapter of the Scleroderma Foundation to give a talk on the use of therapeutic plasma [...]

August 4th, 2020|

Pulsed Plasma Exchange for the Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis: An Overview for Clinicians

We are frequently asked by patients interested in talking to their doctor about trying therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) how to approach this topic.  This can be very challenging, especially since [...]

May 5th, 2020|