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cytapheresis

 [sīt″ah-fĕ-re´sis]
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·ta·pher·e·sis

(sī'tă-fĕ-rē'sis),
A procedure in which various cells can be separated from the withdrawn blood and retained, with the plasma and other formed elements retransfused into the donor.
[cyt- + G. aphairesis, a withdrawal]
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cytapheresis

Transfusion medicine
1. The separation and collection of blood cells by hemapheresis. Cf Leukapharesis, Plateletpheresis.
2. The collection of cells for therapeutic transfusion. See Apheresis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cy·ta·pher·e·sis

(sī'tă-fĕr-ē'sis)
A procedure in which various cells can be separated from the withdrawn blood and retained, with the plasma and other formed elements retransfused into the donor.
[cyt- + G. aphairesis, a withdrawal]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Therapeutic apheresis includes plasma exchange and cytapheresis. Therapeutic apheresis is helpful for those patients who are facing a variety of medical conditions.
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Therapeutic apheresis (TA) procedures included plasmapheresis, photopheresis, cytapheresis, and PBSC collections from January 1, 20l3 to April 30, 2014.
The method can be automated using cytapheresis or manual based on the realization of a bleeding followed by a transfusion of red blood cells [2].
EPCs have been mainly analyzed as circulating cells, due to the association between this variable and cardiovascular risk [48], and are more frequent in the bone marrow than in nonmobilized cytapheresis peripheral blood [49].
One of them is cytapheresis, which aims to suppress and reduce impaired immune responses in the diseased intestine by removing circulating activated leukocytes, especially granulocytes, which have been shown to cause intestinal crypt abscess.
Antitumor necrosis factor-[alpha] monoclonal antibody preparations, potent immunosuppressants such as tacrolimus and cyclosporine, and new treatments such as cytapheresis are now available to complement conventional preparations such as 5-ASA and steroids.
A select few will undergo a procedure called cytapheresis, in which white blood cells are extracted from blood in a search for clues to how age might influence a person's immune system.
The American Association of Blood Banks standards require that a minimum of 3 x [10.sup.11] platelets be contained in one platelet product prepared by cytapheresis. Many blood collection facilities are now able to collect twice that many platelets from one cytapheresis procedure to allow the production of two split platelet apheresis products.
Therapeutic apheresis is further segmented into therapeutic plasma exchange (TPE), therapeutic cytapheresis, photopheresis, and extracorporeal immunoadsorption (ECI).