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Treatment of the Guillain-Barré syndrome by plasma exchange.
  1. C Kennard,
  2. A C Newland,
  3. A Ridley

    Abstract

    Twelve consecutive patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome were treated with plasma exchange. Examination two weeks after treatment was commenced showed that three had not improved. Five showed only a minimal improvement, which was considered to be compatible with the natural history of the disease. The remaining four patients showed a more substantial improvement which could have been related to the plasma exchange.

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