Congress President's Report
Invitation to the 7th World Congress of the International Society for Apheresis
Treatment of Hyperlipidemia With a Modified Low Density Lipoprotein Apheresis System With Dextran Sulfate
Platelet P-selectin Expression in Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Who Undergo Apheresis
Effects of Endocrine Disrupting Substance on Estrogen Receptor Gene Transcription in Dialysis Patients
Clinical Features and Hyperplastic Patterns of Parathyroid Glands in Hemodialysis Patients With Advanced Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Refractory to Maxacalcitol Treatment and Required Parathyroidectomy
Characteristics of Patients on Hemodialysis Therapy for More Than 30 Years
Plasma Insulin is Removed by Hemodialysis
Evaluation of the Hemodialysis-induced Changes in Plasma Glucose and Insulin Concentrations in Diabetic Patients
Relationship Between Effluent Levels of β2-Microglobulin and Peritoneal Injury Markers in 7.5% Icodextrin-Based Peritoneal Dialysis Solution
Relationship Between the −374T/A Receptor of Advanced Glycation End Products Gene Polymorphism and Peritoneal Solute Transport Status at the Initiation of Peritoneal Dialysis
A Case Report of Interferon β Monotherapy for High Hepatitis C Viral Load in Dialysis Patients
A Case Report of Syndrome of Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone With Marked Edema Due to Administration of Hypertonic Saline
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Lowering cholesterol
State of Art Lecture 1 LDL-apheresis
State of Art Lecture 2 Endothelial progenitor cells in patients with chronic renal failure
The microangiopathies
Safety blood purification methods for the success of kidney transplantation
HIV-associated thrombotic microangiopathies with ADAMTS13 deficiency may be associated with a lower prevalence of AIDS-related complications and a better outcome
Therapeutic apheresis---strategies and outcomes
Observations of adacolumn therapy (therapeutic apheresis) in patients with refractory inflammatory bowel disease from a North American clinical trial
Long-term effects of leukocytapheresis for patients with severe or refractory ulcerative colitis; rescue from operation and reduction of steroid
Leukocytapheresis (LCAP) for management of fulminant ulcerative colitis with toxic megacolon
A multicenter randomized controlled trial between weekly and semiweekly granulocyte and mono-cyte apheresis for active ulcerative colitis
Suppression of inflammatory cytokine secretion by granulocyte/monocyte adsorptive apheresis in active ulcerative colitis
Leukocyte-modulation during leukocytapheresis for ulcerative colitis patients as a possible predictive marker in its clinical response
Filtration leukocytapheresis (LCAP) for rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
Leukocytapheresis for rheumatoid arthritis
Cytaphresis for Angitis
Plasma exchange for the treatment of hemophago-cytic syndrome
Long-term clinical outcomes comparison between plasmapheresis and intravenous cyclophosphamide pulse therapy in the treatment of steroid-resistant lupus nephritis
Plasmapheresis therapy in multiple sclerosis
Plasma exchange in CNS demyelinating diseases
NMO, MS, and Plasmapheresis in Japan
LDL-apheresis in children with familial hypercholesterolemia
Factors that determine the prognosis of FH under LDL-apheresis therapy
Therapeutic effects of LDL apheresis on coronary heart disease in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia
Evaluation of coronary artery disease by 64 multidetector-row CT (MD-CT) in familial hyperchoresterolemic (FH) patients treated by long-term LDL-apheresis (LDL-A)
The possibility of peripheral-derived mononuclear cell transplantation to the patient with coronary heart disease
Apheresis therapy for coronary heart disease
Pathogenesis and recent therapeutic trends in Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis
Intravenous immunoglobulins and plasmapheresis combined treatment in patients with severe toxic epidermal necrolysis
Plasmapheresis for the treatment of toxic epidermal necrolysis in Japan
Granulocyte and monocyte adsorption apheresis (GCAP) for refractory skin diseases attributable to activated neutrophils
Efficacy of granulocyte and monocyte adsorption apheresis for refractory skin diseases
Granulocytapheresis for the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum resistant to steroid and immunosuppressants
Comparison of allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation (allo-PBSCT) with allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (allo-BMT) in the treatment of adult leukemia patients
The acute and late adverse events after allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell mobilization and collection from related donors
Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation from unrelated donors
Unrelated PBSC donation
Autoimmunity in dilated cardiomyopatyhy
Specific removal of β1-adrenoceptor autoantibodies by immunoabsorption in rabbits with autoimmune cardiomyopathy improved cardiac structure and function
Immunoadsorption as a new treatment against autoimmune heart failure
Cardiodepressant effect and autoantigens of anti myocardial autoantibody
Double-filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) in cardiac dysfunction patients with advanced chronic renal disease (CKD)
The ADAMTS13 analysis on thrombotic microangiopathies in Japan
Clinical and laboratory features of thrombotic microangiopathy secondary to connective tissue diseases
Increased plasma VWF antigen and decreased ADAMTS13 activity in patients with liver cirrhosis
The Oklahoma Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura-Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Registry, 1989–2006
New therapeutic approach for sepsis with HMGB1 absorber
Effects of a novel adsorbent, CTR, on mortality and inflammatory responses to endotoxin-induced shock
Therapeutic apheresis for sepsis and critical care
Direct-hemoperfusion with polymyxinB immobilized fiber improves hemodynamic dysfunction and reduces plasma inflammatory mediators in septic patients subsequent to colorectal perforation
Donor apheresis in Japan
Donor apheresis in Korea
Donor apheresis in the USA
Donor apheresis in Australia
The role of extracorporeal liver support systems in the treatment of liver failure
Therapeutic application of non-biological artificial liver support system in acute-on-chronic liver failure
Most Effective Artificial Liver Support System Is an Alternative to Liver Transplantation and a Solution for Shortage of Donor in Fulminant Hepatic Failure
Artificial Support of the Failing Liver
Bioartificial liver support---current concepts, limitations and potential solutions
Development of a Whole Blood-perfusion Typed Bioartificial Liver
2005 International Apheresis Registry
Establishment of an On-line Registry System for apheresis in Korea
French therapeutic apheresis survey
National and International Registry for Aphere-sis
Registration of apheresis in Japan
Introducing the therapeutic apheresis in the neurological disorders
Plasma exchange in immune-mediated neuropathies
Plasmapheresis in immune-mediated neuromuscular disorders
Plasmapheresis in myasthenia gravis
Evaluation of the efficacy of apheresis therapy in renal diseases
Lupus nephritis and apheresis
Apheresis for ANCA associated vesculitis; present status and perspectives
Application of lymphocytapheresis for nephrotic syndrome
Cytokine removal by apheresis as a treatment for severe sepsis and septic shock
Cytokine modification with blood purification-overview
Efficacy of cytokine modulation with PMMA-CHDF in the management of severe sepsis and septic shock
Efficacy of continuous hemodiafiltration with a hemofilter made of polymethylmethacrylate membrane in the treatment of septic shock patients with acute renal failure
A randomized, controlled trial of direct hemoper-fusion adsorption column in sepsis
Experience of PMX-DHP (direct hemoperfusion with polymyxin B immobilized fiber) in Sapporo Medical University
Endothelial Progenitor Cells for Vascular Medicine
Endothelial Stem and Progenitor Cells
Bone marrow cell culture supplemented with high concentration of pyruvic acid may be beneficial to therapeutic neovascularization
Cardiac resurrection by mononuclear cell transplantation in end-stage heart failure
Stem cell therapy in vascular disease
Therapeutic neovascularization by the implantation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells for ischemic limbs
Therapeutic angiogenesis using peripheral blood stem cell
Granulocyte/Monocyte Apheresis induces peripheral Heat Shock Protein secretion
Trans-operative changes of the expressions of regulatory and pro-inflammatory T-cells in ulcerative colitis patient refractory to Granulocyte/Monocyte apheresis
Granulocyte and monocyte adsorptive apheresis in patients with active ulcerative colitis
Granulocyte and monocyte adsorption apheresis therapy modulates monocyte derived dentritic cell function in patients with ulcerative colitis
Opposite modification in expressions of CD4 + T-cells during LCA and GMA for active ulcerative colitis patient
Microarray analysis for leukocyteapheresis-induced changes in gene expression patterns of peripheral blood mononuclear cells in patients with ulcerative colitis
Acute humoral renal transplant rejection
Pre- and postoperative plasmapheresis for post-transplant recurrence of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in children
Red blood cell exchange to reduce toxic level of tarcolimus (PROGRAF, FK506) in a liver transplant patient
MARS treatment in AOCHF patients on TX waiting list improves MELD score
Investigation of the clinical effect of large volume leukocytapheresis for rheumatoid arthritis of medication resistant
The leukocyte inhibition module, an extracorpo-real immune modulating device
Extending indications for plasma exchange use in renal vasculitis
Plasmapheresis (PP) dramatically improves the prognosis of refractory Microscopic Polyangitis (MPA)
Apheresis for RPGN. Effect on death and renal death
Possible role of plasma apheresis to exclude some proteins which are related with the induction of SLE
Systemic platelet thrombi in thrombotic microangiopathy after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Plasma Exchange for Microangiopathic Hemolysis in Pregnant Patients
Fresh frozen plasma saving with cascade filtration apheresis fully automatized machine in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and in hemolytic uremic syndrome
Immunomodulatory effects of selective leucocytapheresis as a new adjunct to interferon-α2b plus ribavirin combination therapy for high HCV viraemia patients
Efficacy of PMX-DHP in patients with septic shock by perforation of the lower digestive tract
Effective removal of multiple cytokines in SIRS/ sepsis using polymixin B-immobilized fibers
Selective extracorporeal immunoadsorption of endotoxin, interleukin-6, and complement-activating product 5a
The low mortality rate of severe sepsis and septic shock patients using sequential plasma Dia-filtration
Low-density lipoprotein apheresis on coronary heart disease in familial hypercholesterolemia; a five year follow up in southern Iran
LDL-apheresis in children with familial hypercholesterolemia
Skin perfusion pressure can be recovered by LDL-apheresis in familial hypercholesterolemia
Analysis of changes of lipoprotein profile during and after LDL-apheresis
Pressure and temperature controlled apheresis therapy system for the therapy of dilated cardiomyopathy
Cardiodepressant autoantibodies in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
Efficacy of LDL apheresis for normo-LDL choles-terolemic hemodialysis patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans
Effects of LDL apheresis on arteriosclerosis obliterans in patients receiving regular hemodialysis
Effect of low-density lipoprotein aphaeresis on vascular responses to stimuli in hemodialysis patients with peripheral arterial disease
Effect of LDL-apheresis therapy for massive proteinuria in patients with diabetic nephropathy
The effect of LDL-apheresis in a patient with Fabry disease and on hemodialysis
Real time counting of peripheral blood CD34 positive cells for efficient PBPCC
Autologous peripheral blood stem cell collection in pediatric patients with body weight less than 25 kg
Isolation of monocytes from whole blood derived buffy coats with a new continuous counter-flow elutriation device
Single-needle plateletpheresis with the COM.TEC cell separator
Pre-harvest CD34+ cell count as a predictor of a successful collection of peripheral blood stem cells in pedi-atric patients
Effects of warming methods on temperature, cardiac function, immunologic function, and discomforts in plateletpheresis donors
The effects of platelet apheresis in total hip replacement surgery on platelet activation
A study of placental umbilical-cord whole blood transfusion with anemia and emaciation in the background of cancer
Safety and efficacy of low cost modified plasma-pheresis in a peripheral centre
Successful small-scale extracorporeal photo-chemotherapy without need for cellseparator-devices in critically ill children with steroid-refractory graft-versus-host disease
Clinical characteristics of HUS/TTP patients over 10 years in a tertiary care hospital
Plasma exchange as treatment for TTP and Transplantation Associated Microangiopathy (TAM)
A case of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura with pulmonary hemorrhage and renal failure rescued by plasma exchange treatment
A case report of ticlopidine-associated thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
Lupus nephritis with antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody specific for myeloperoxidase associated with autoimmune hemolytic anemia
Usefulness of immunoadsorption plasmapheresis using Selesorb for catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome
Plasma exchange (PE) for systemic nephritis (SLE) patients with severe cardiac manifestation---A case report
Treatment against Acute Lupus Nephrotic Syndrome-Synchronized intensive combination therapy
Research to immunoadsorption combine the high dosage of immunosuppressor in systemic lupus erythema-tosus in China
Which apheretic modality for severe lupus nephritis?
A case of MPO-ANCA positive rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis treated with plasma exchange and steroid pulse therapy
Three cases of complicated renal disease treated by apheresis
Two cases of Crow-Fukase syndrome treated with therapeutic plasmapheresis
The effect of thrapeutic apheresis in patient with Crow-Fukase (POEMS) syndrome
Plasma exchange effectively controls Crow-Fukase syndrome; report of a case
Double filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) in an acute episode of multiple sclerosis (MS)
Clearance of MuSK antibody during Serial Sessions of Double-Filtration Plasmapheresis for patients with myasthenia gravis
A case of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis treated with plasmapheresis
Erythro-apheresis for the treatment of central retinal vein occlusion
Double-filtration plasmapheresis in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration
Successful treatment with plasma exchange for hemophagocytic syndrome associated with severe juvenile idiopathic arthritis in an infant girl
Leukocytapheresis for the treatment of an elderly onset rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patient
Efficacy of polymyxin B-immobilized fiber column (PMX) hemoperfusion treatment on acute exacerbation of interstitial lung diseases
Three cases of pulmonary-renal syndrome in our hospital
Extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP), a promising treatment for nephorgenic fibrosing dermopathay (NFD)
Thiophene ligand exhibits a high affinity for the pathogenic autoantibodies of pemphigus in vitro
LDL apheresis treatment in a FH patient with severe diabetic scleroderma
Low density lipoproteins selections aphereses with DALI for child
Clinical and pharmacological effects of performing blood purification in the treatment of acute chemical poisoning
Involvement of complement activation in biological responses to leukocyte adsorptive apheresis
Proliferation ability of lymphocytes passed through leukocyte removal filter
Influence of plasma exchange therapy for neuroimmunological diseases on hemodynamics
Alteration in plasma macrophage migration inhibitory factor in patients with septic shock due to peritonitis during direct-hemoperfusion with Toraymyxin
Plasmapheresis in severe sepsis and septic shock
Combination of plasmapheresis and continuous venovenous hemofiltration in postsurgical patients with sepsis
Combined treatment of continuous hemodiafiltration (CHDF) with steroid pulse therapy on neonatal onset multisystemic inflammatory Disease (NOMID)
A case of severe exertional heat stroke complicated with multiple organ failure treated with blood purification including plasma exchange
Multi-modality combination therapies including apheresis for severe acute pancreatitis
Efficacy of plasma apheresis for fulminant hetatitis
Efficacy of artificial liver support with high flow dialysate continuous hemodiafiltration (HFCHDF) for the patients with fulminant hepatic failure
Clinical study of plasma exchange combined with continuous hemodiafiltration on treating patients with severe hepatitis
The different effects of plasma from patients with acute on chronic liver failure on the proliferation and biotransformation function of C3A cells
A case of pediatric fulminant hepatitis treated with plasma diafiltration
A plasma exchange-based plasma recycling dialysis system as an artificial liver support
Safety of MARS treatment
MARS treatment in acute liver failure patients with HepatoRenal Syndrome
The evaluations of albumin-binding uremic toxins derived from intestinal flora in the patients who underwent conventional dialysis therapies
The new therapeutic approach for the accumulating states of albumin-binding uremic toxins derived from intestinal flora in the dialysis patients
Experimental study in dialysis-induced pulmonary edema
Effect of the IFN-γ, IL-4 levels on the expression of Fas and bcl-2 in public blood lymphocytes (PBLC) in the patients with hemodialysis
Ultrapure dialysate influences serum levels of vascular calcification inhibitors in hemodialysis patients
Application of plasma exchange to unstable diabetic hemodialysis patient with increased insulin binding antibodies
Immunoadsorption plasmapheresis and double filtration plasmapheresis prevented thrombocytopenia in a patient with IgM-phosphatidylserine-dependent antiprothrombin antibody
Plasma exchange in vital emergency for S protein inhibitor
Need for preoperative antibody elimination with plasmapheresis in sensitized patients receiving living related kidney allografts
Apheresis and ABO incompatible liver/kidney transplantation
Double filtration plasmapheresis (DFPP) in the treatment of leg ulcers in the course of cryoglobulinemia (C)
Leukocytapheresis could ameliorate cardiac hypertrophy induced by repeated immunization of cardiac autoantigens
Attempt of evaluation of plasmapheresis efficacy at the patients with insulin dependent diabetes
Effects of intraperitoneal administration of concentrated ascites fluid (IPCA) on refractory ascites