Hemodialysis effect on platelet count and function and hemodialysis-associated thrombocytopenia

Kidney International, 05/17/2012

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.

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