What is the role of beta-2m-adsorbing columns in the treatment of dialysis-related amyloidosis?

Updated: May 09, 2019
  • Author: Robert O Holmes, Jr, DO; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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β2-m–adsorbing columns have demonstrated some benefit in dialysis-related amyloidosis. This addition to long-term dialysis may reduce inflammation and accumulation of fibrils without major adverse effects. [103]


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