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News Story: “Therapeutic Plasma Exchange Appears to Treat SSc, But Clinical Trial Needed“

Scleroderma News just ran a feature story on our newly published research paper titled “Therapeutic Plasma Exchange for the Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis: A Comprehensive Review and Analysis”.  The paper was just published in March 2018 in the Journal of Scleroderma and Related Disorders.  Here is a link to the Scleroderma News story: https://sclerodermanews.com/2018/04/12/therapeutic-plasma-exchange-appears-to-treat-systemic-sclerosis-but-trial-needed/?utm_content=buffer16d4d&utm_medium=organic+social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer. The story is a good summary of some of the highlights of the paper, but I would recommend you download and read [...]

Scleroderma News: Therapeutic Plasma Exchange May Be an Effective Treatment for Raynaud’s and Digital Ulcers in Scleroderma

From Scleroderma News (SclerodermaNews.com), October 21, 2016: "An overview of published studies exploring the use of therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE) in scleroderma patients indicated that the treatment improved Raynaud’s phenomenon and digital ulcers. Findings also showed that TPE made blood less viscous, improving blood flow and preventing blood vessels from becoming blocked."  The abstract, published in Arthritis and Rheumatology, can be viewed here: TPE for Treating Raynaud's and Digital Ulcers in Scleroderma. This will be presented as a research poster at [...]

October 21st, 2016|Categories: SEP in The News|Comments Off on Scleroderma News: Therapeutic Plasma Exchange May Be an Effective Treatment for Raynaud’s and Digital Ulcers in Scleroderma