What is leukapheresis?

Also known as: white blood cell reduction apheresis.

Apheresis therapy is a medical procedure that involves removal of various components of blood to treat certain medical conditions. Leukapheresis involves removal of a patient’s white blood cells from the circulating blood. It’s often used as a treatment during leukemia if the blood has too many white blood cells.


Reviewed by: Balagangadhar Totapally, MD

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