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Perspectives of Plasmapheresis in the Treatment of Kidney Diseases
Valerii Alexandrovich Voinov, Gravitation Blood Surgery Department, I. P. Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Konstantin Stepanovich Karchevsky, Gravitation Blood Surgery Department, I. P. Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Oleg Valerievich Isaulov, Gravitation Blood Surgery Department, I. P. Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Received: May 30, 2018;       Accepted: Jun. 22, 2018;       Published: Jul. 21, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcu.20180201.12      View  1282      Downloads  123
Many kidney diseases pose a serious threat to human health and even life. In some cases, they inevitably lead to hemodialysis and even the need for kidney transplantation. Almost all chronic kidney disease in varying degrees, are associated with disorders of the internal environment, mainly autoimmune nature. Drug therapy is not always effective and can lead to additional disorders. Pathogenetically justified is the use of plasmapheresis. The aim of this study was to analyze the modern world literature in order to identify the features of the pathogenesis and course of various forms of chronic kidney disease in terms of determining the possibility of using plasmapheresis and indications for it. With the help of plasmapheresis, a number of problems can be solved in urology, in particular in the treatment of pyelonephritis, prostatitis and even male infertility.
Kidney Diseases, Autoimmunity, Plasmapheresis, Male Infertility
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Valerii Alexandrovich Voinov, Konstantin Stepanovich Karchevsky, Oleg Valerievich Isaulov, Perspectives of Plasmapheresis in the Treatment of Kidney Diseases, International Journal of Clinical Urology. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2018, pp. 6-14. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcu.20180201.12
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