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Myasthenia gravis, diagnosis and treatment/Plasmapheresis

Myasthenia gravis, diagnosis and treatment/Plasmapheresis

1.World-class remission rate for MG and thymectomy
2.Multi-modality plasmapheresis with world-class efficacy and safety

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Overview
  1. The Blood Purification Center for crisis management.
  2. The Department of Thoracic Surgery for adavaced thymoma treatment.
  3. The MG Special Clinic for comprehensive and integrated care
  4. The MG Club for social rehabiliation
Features
1. Myasthenia gravis: patient number 2500, survival rate 98%, remission or minimal manifestion 43%, reintubation rate during crisis 12%
2. Plasmapheresis: patient number 1500, response rate 84%, hypotensive event 3%, allergic reaction 0%
Service Procedure
1. MG-medical treatment (MT):
Pre-MT: correct diagnosis, existence of comorbidities
MT: immune therapy and pyridostigmine therapy
Post-MT: watch for possible complications (eg. Infection)
 
2. MG-plasmapheresis (PP) treatment:
Pre-PP: set vascular access, check coagulopathy
PP: PP-related complications (eg. shock, hemolysis)
Post-PP: watch for possible infection and coagulopathy
 
3. MG-thymectomy treatment (TX):
Pre-TX: pre-op assessment
TX: approach (VATS, transcervical or transsternal)
Post-TX: watch for possible complications (eg. Phrenic nerve injury, collapse, infection)
Notification
1. MG-medical treatment (MT):
  • Complications: infection, abnormal liver function
  • Home care: emotional support for disease adjustment, regular life habit, stress coping
 
2. MG-plasmapheresis (PP) treatment:
  • Complications: hypotension, post-PP infection, abnormal coagulation function
  • Home care: prevent infection, adequate nutrition
 
3. MG-thymectomy treatment (TX):
  • Complications: wound pain, pneumothorax, chylothorax, phrenic nerve injury, atelectasis, pneumonia
  • Home care: chest care, breathing exercise
Estimated Cost
(Prices listed below are for reference. Actual cost may be according to the real expense during the hospitalization.)
1. Myasthenia gravis +/- thymectomy: USD 5000 - 30000
2. Plasmapheresis: USD 5000 - 15000
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