Plasmapheresis

What is Plasmapheresis?

Removal of whole blood from the body, separation of its cellular elements by centrifugation, and reinfusion of them suspended in saline or some other plasma substitute, thus depleting the body's own plasma without depleting its cells.

Questions and answers on "Plasmapheresis"

Hi,
I currently am having IVIG infusions every five weeks
for MG and was diagnosed one year ago,I am currently also on 45 mg Prednisone per day, I...

doctor1 MD

Dear patient.
Greetings from health care magic!!! I am Dr Thakker and shall be answering your question.

I can understand your reservations about...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on Plasmapheresis


Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Treatment/Therapy