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apheresis

[a-fur-REE-sis] may also be called pheresis (fur-ree-sis). A procedure in which blood is taken out of the body (through a catheter in a vein), part of the blood is removed, and the rest of the blood is infused back into the body. May be called plasmapheresis if plasma is removed, leukapheresis if white blood cells are removed, or plateletpheresis when platelets are removed.

Donating blood

... Apheresis donation (described in the next section called “Types of
donation”) may take 2 hours or longer. ... Apheresis donation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-donating-blood

What's it like to donate stem cells?

... This process is called apheresis (a-fur-REE-sis). ... Even after several days
of apheresis, there may not be enough for the transplant. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bonemarrowandperipheralbloodstemcelltransplant/stem-cell-transplant-donor-experience

Blood Transfusion and Donation

... Plasma can be donated in a process called apheresis (a-fur-REE-sis), or
sometimes called plasmapheresis (plaz-muh-fur-REE-sis). ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002989-pdf.pdf

Types of transfusions

... Plasma can be donated in a process called apheresis (a-fur-REE-sis), or
sometimes called plasmapheresis (plaz-muh-fur-REE-sis). ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/bloodproductdonationandtransfusion/blood-transfusion-and-donation-types-of-transfusions

Typical treatment of most types of acute myeloid leukemia ...

... in the blood. In the meantime, leukapheresis (sometimes just called
pheresis) may be used before chemo. For this procedure ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-myeloid-myelogenous-treating-typical-treatment-of-aml

Leukapheresis for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... Sometimes, a single large catheter is placed in the neck or under the collar
bone for the pheresis − instead of using IV lines in the arms. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia--chronic-lymphocytic-treating-leukopheresis

Cancer Glossary

... pheresis Search [fuh-ree-sis]. see apheresis. phosphodiesterase inhibitors
Search [fos-foe-die-ES-ter-ace in-hib-it-urs]. also called PDE5 inhibitors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=p

Leukapheresis for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... Sometimes, a single large catheter is placed in the neck or under the collar
bone for the pheresis − instead of using IV lines in the arms. ...

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Leukapheresis for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... Sometimes, a single large catheter is placed in the neck or under the collar
bone for the pheresis − instead of using IV lines in the arms. ...

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Leukapheresis for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... Sometimes, a single large catheter is placed in the neck or under the collar
bone for the pheresis − instead of using IV lines in the arms. ...

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