Hemodialysis effect on platelet count and function and hemodialysis-associated thrombocytopenia
Kidney International, 05/17/2012
Daugirdas JT et al. – Dialyzer hypersensitivity symptoms are infrequently associated with a fall in platelet count. Most recent cases of dialysis–associated thrombocytopenia have been with polysulfone membranes, especially polysulfone membranes sterilized by electron beam. The exact cause of these reactions remains unknown.