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Separation principle used in apheresis

Centrifuge into layers and extract what is needed from the blood

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Removal of large volumes of patient plasma w/ simultaneous infusion of appropriate replacement fluids

Therapeutic Plasma Exchange (TPE)

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Diseases treatable by TPE

- Myasthenia Gravis
- Thrombotic Thombocytopenic Purpura
- AlloAbs in solid organ transplant
- Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia
- Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis

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RBC Exchange

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Diseases treatble by RBC exchange

- Sickle cell disease
- Thalassemia major
- Protozoal infections: Babesiosis, Plasmodium falciparum
- Incompatible transfusion
- CO poisoning

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Cellular depletions

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Diseases treatable by cellular depletions

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System collects the buffy coat from the patient in a continuous flow process and simultaneously (double needle) or intermittently (singl need) and returns the remaining cells to the patient

Extracoporeal photophoresis (ECP)

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Diseases treatable by ECP

- Graft vs. Host Disease (GVHD)
- Cutaneous T Lymphoma (CTCL)

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Removal of excess iron and red cell mass from body

Therapeutic phlebotomies

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Diseases treatable by therapeutic phlebotomies

- Hemochromatosis
- Polycythemia vera (PV)

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Intravenous infusion of HSCs collected from the PB which is used to reestablish hematopoietic function following the ablation of a patient's BM and immune system by chemotherapy

Hematopoietic progenitor cell collection

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Diseases treatable by hematopoietic progenitor cell collection

- Multiple myeloma
- Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
- Germ Cell tumors
- Amyloidosis

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What is the appropriate replacement fluid for Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP)?

IV Calcium