publication . Article . 2021

Convalescent Plasma Transfusion for the Treatment of COVID-19—Experience from Poland: A Multicenter Study

Anna Moniuszko-Malinowska; Piotr Czupryna; Dorota Zarębska-Michaluk; Krzysztof Tomasiewicz; Sławomir Pancewicz; Marta Rorat; Anna Dworzańska; Katarzyna Sikorska; Beata Bolewska; Beata Lorenc; ...
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2021 Journal: Journal of Clinical Medicine, volume 10, issue 28 (issn: 2077-0383, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
<jats:p>Because the optimal treatment for COVID-19 is still unknown, it is important to explore every potential way of improving the chances of survival for COVID-19 patients. The aim of the study was to analyze the effectiveness of convalescent plasma on COVID-19 patients. The study population consisted of 78 patients diagnosed with COVID-19, selected from the SARSTer national database, who received convalescent plasma. The impact on clinical and laboratory parameters was assessed. A clinical improvement was observed in 62 (79%) patients, and 10 (13%) patients died from COVID-19. No side effects of the convalescent plasma treatment were observed. When plasma wa...
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free text keywords: convalescent plasma, COVID-19, transfusion, Article, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, Convalescent plasma, Oxygen therapy, medicine.medical_treatment, medicine, business.industry, business, In patient, Population study, Internal medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Multicenter study, Adverse effect, Mortality rate
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