Therapeutic Apheresis: Applications and Future Directions

Melanie S. Kennedy, Ronald E. Domen

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Abstract. The past 10–15 years have been witness to major technological achievements in the field of therapeutic apheresis. Concurrently, a large number of diseases, primarily with an immunological basis, have been treated with apheresis. In this paper, we review the various applications of therapeutic apheresis, adverse reactions associated with the mode of therapy, and future research directions. Several representative diseases are also discussed in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-277
Number of pages17
JournalVox Sanguinis
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hematology


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