Journal article

TREATMENT OF NEONATAL HYPERBILIRUBINEMIA BY PLASMAPHERESIS

M SOUTH, W BUTT

Intensive Care Medicine | SPRINGER | Published : 1992

Abstract

A term baby developed severe hyperbilirubinaemia in association with group-B streptococcal sepsis. Haemodynamic instability deterred us from performing exchange transfusion, and so plasmapheresis was used to lower the bilirubin level. The procedure was very effective and well tolerated.