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Risks of kidney transplant and plasma exchange?

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In brief: Not very harmful

If someone spoke to you about plasma exchange, then the issue is the presence of anti-donor antibodies in the recipient.
The procedure removes the plasma containing the antibodies. The procedure is used either at the time (or just before) the transplant to prevent rejection in sensitized patients. Or, after the transplant if antibody mediated rejection has occurred.

In brief: Not very harmful

If someone spoke to you about plasma exchange, then the issue is the presence of anti-donor antibodies in the recipient.
The procedure removes the plasma containing the antibodies. The procedure is used either at the time (or just before) the transplant to prevent rejection in sensitized patients. Or, after the transplant if antibody mediated rejection has occurred.
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