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Front Immunol


Plasma adsorption in refractory chronic gouty arthritis flare: A case report.


Lei Y, Cui T-J, Wang X-H, Zhang X-M, Tang C, Zheng Z-H
Front Immunol. 2022; 13:1045982.
PMID: 36505444.


Along with uric acid, which is the primary driving factor of gout, downstream inflammatory mediators have been shown to be involved in the pathogenesis of gouty arthritis flares. Extracorporeal haemadsorption is an emerging technology for the treatment of dysregulated inflammatory states by effectively removing cytokines from the bloodstream. Whether haemadsorption was effective in refractory gout flares has not been reported in the literature.