Phlebotomy

What is Phlebotomy?

Phlebotomy is a process in which an incision in a vein is made for the purpose of drawing blood. It is also known as venipuncture. This kind of process of making an incision is performed by the Phlebotomists.

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How quickly after a 500ml therapeutic phlebotomy will blood viscosity change? I know the red blood cells are immediately eliminated during the...

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The viscosity of your blood will change immediately...

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I developed a condition called hemochromatosis after breaking out with porphyria cutanea tarda in 2006. It was not pleasant. After a few more tests...

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Hemachromatosis is a condition in which there is iron overload. to tackle this you need...

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Just wanted to ask does epo level in the blood sample increases after Phlebotomy ? And if yes is that a problem?...

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EPO level increase after phlebotomy in healthy individuals.

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