Bernie Koziel wrote:
> Read your reply about treatments for essential thrombocythemia and thought
> I would ask about another form of treatment not mentioned- platelet
> pheresis. I have been diagnosed since '91 and have tried both hydrea and
> anagrelide. Both have resulted in, at least to me, unacceptable side
> effects. What information can you provide on pheresis as an alternative?
> Thanks in advance,
My hematologist has told me that platelet apheresis has the potential
danger for septicemia (blood poisoning).
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