STANLEY SABIN, M.D.; JOHN A. MERRITT, M.D.
Three patients with proved active fatty nutritional cirrhosis were treated with plasma exchange after at least 72 hr of refractory hepatic coma. In each case coma cleared after this treatment. The role of plasma exchange in hepatic coma is discussed.
SABIN S, MERRITT JA. Treatment of Hepatic Coma in Cirrhosis by Plasmapheresis and Plasma Infusion (Plasma Exchange). Ann Intern Med. ;68:1–7. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-68-1-1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;68(1):1-7.
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