Midori Hasegawa 1, Nahoko Kawamura, Masami Kasugai, Sigehisa Koide, Masamitsu Murase, Sinsuke Asano, Takako Toba, Hiroko Kushimoto, Kazutaka Murakami, Makoto Tomita, Masahiko Shikano, Satoshi Sugiyama, Ther Apher. 2002 Dec;6(6):443-9.
Cytapheresis for the Treatment of Myeloperoxidase Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-Associated Vasculitis: Report of Five Cases
In the pulmonary hemorrhage patient, evidence of pulmonary hemorrhage on chest computed tomography scanning diminished after combined therapy with cytapheresis and corticosteroids. Cytapheresis, when combined with a low-dose or intermediate-dose PSL regimen, is effective in the treatment of ANCA-associated vasculitis.
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