Erythrocytapheresis. A method for rapid extracorporeal elimination of erythrocytes. Results in 65 patients.

We report on the progress of a new modified method of phlebotomy, erythrocytapheresis, as a means of fast therapeutic removal of erythrocytes from the circulation. We performed erythrocytapheresis in 65 patients. In 18 patients with central venous thrombosis of the eye, the beneficial effect of this procedure proved superior to the traditional approach. In… CONTINUE READING