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Dr. Go on Treatment of Patients With Thrombotic Microangiopathy

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Ronald Go, MD, associate professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment for patients with thrombotic microangiopathy.

Ronald Go, MD, associate professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, discusses treatment for patients with thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA).

One of the most prominent treatments of TMA is plasma exchange, which is used in most patients if the cause of the disease is not obvious.

There is a high mortality rate in this disease, says Go, so treatment must be started as soon as possible.

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