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J Korean Neurol Assoc. 1993 Dec;11(4):521-526. Korean. Original Article.
Cho YW , Lim JG , Lee DK , Yi SD , Park YC .
Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Keimyung University, Korea.

The present study was designed to evaluate a beneficial effect of plasmapheresis on Guillain-Barre syndrome comparing wth the combined therapy(plasmapheresis and steroid and/or gamma globulin). Exchange fluid used for plasmapheresis was fresh frozen plasma and the amount of exchanged plasma was 40-50ml/kg in each exchange for 3 to 5 times. Plasmapheresis had been of benefit on Guillain-Barre syndrome. Without serious adverse effect. But there was no difference between the effect of plasmapheresis and the combined therapy.

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