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Title: Apheresis
Description: Apheresis; drawing of stem cells being collected from a person's bloodstream using an apheresis machine. Blood is removed from a vein in the person's arm and flows through the machine where the stem cells are removed. The rest of the blood is returned to the person through a vein in the other arm.

Apheresis. A procedure that uses a special machine to collect blood stem cells or other parts of the blood from a person's bloodstream. The rest of the blood is then returned to the body.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Circulatory System
Test or Procedure -- Lab Tests
Treatment -- Other Interventions
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR814732
Date Created: January 29, 2024
Date Added: February 5, 2024
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com