cryosupernatant

cryosupernatant

(kri?o-soop?er-nat'ant)
The portion of fresh frozen plasma that remains after the removal of cryoprecipitate. It contains very low levels of factor VIII, fibrinogen, and von Willebrand's factor.
Synonym: cryo-poor plasma
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Therapeutic apheresis: use of human serum albumin, fresh frozen plasma and cryosupernatant plasma in therapeutic plasma exchange.
For patients refractory to plasma exchange, the use of cryo-poor plasma (or cryosupernatant, which is deplete of high-molecular weight vWB multimers that have a pathogenic role in TTP) may lead to a response.
The Type 3 VWD-like control can be a VWF deficient plasma, and cryosupernatant (often available as a date-discarded blood banking product) can be used as a Type 2A-like control.
Infants or young children with familial chronic relapsing TTP generally respond well to transfusion with plasma or cryosupernatant, which provides vWF-CP.
Consequently, the cryosupernatant exchange was increased to 1.
Effectiveness of the cryosupernatant fraction of plasma in the treatment of refractory thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.