Table 7: Guidelines on the use of TA in hyperlipidemia [40, 41].

Apheresis applications committee of ASFA
20072010
TA modalityCategoryCategoryRecommendations grade

FH, homozygousSelective removal methods TPE I I
II
1A
1C
FH, heterozygous LDL > 300 mg/dLSelective removal methods TPE II II 1A
1C
FH heterozygous with CDHSelective removal methods TPE II II
FH during pregnancySelective removal methods TPE II II
CHD and elevated Lp(a) > 60 mg/dL
Hypertriglyceridemic pancreatitis (chylomicronemic syndrome) TPE III III 2C