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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Protocol of plasma exchange using anticoagulants

Anticoagulant Amount of anticoagulant administered Anticoagulant:WB dilution ratio Complications Monitoring indicators
ACD-A Citrate 7.3 g in ACD-A 1,000 mL 1:16 Hypocalcemia, hypomagnesemia, metabolic alkalosis Ionized Ca, Mg, electrolytes
UFH Heparin 5,000 unit in normal saline 500 mL 1:28 Bleeding, increased aPTT, HIT Evidence ofbleeding, aPTT, platelet count

Abbreviations: WB, whole blood; ACD-A, acid-citrate-dextrose formula A; UFH, unfractionated heparin; aPTT, activated partial thromboplastin time; HIT, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.

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