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Rom J Intern Med. 2012 Jul-Sep;50(3):245-7.

Response to plasmapheresis in myasthenia gravis patients: 22 cases report.

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  • 1Shahid Sadoughi Hospital, Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.


Plasmapheresis means elimination of plasma and replacement of it with other liquids. Effect of this treatment is confirmed in more than 50 diseases like myasthenia gravis, Guillain-Barre syndrome and TTP. This cross sectional study was done on 25 myasthenia gravis patients referred to Shahid Sadoughi hospital, Yazd, Iran 2004-2007. We report 22 myasthenia gravis patients' response to plasmapheresis.

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