Table 1

Criteria of semi-critical acute neurology patients for TPE in non-acute setting

1Haemodynamically stable without inotropic support
2No respiratory failure or requiring ventilatory support
3No clinical or laboratory evidence of systemic infection
4No coagulation disorders or electrolyte imbalance
5No organ failure noted on admission such as acute kidney injury requiring renal replacement therapy
  • TPE, therapeutic plasma exchange.