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photopheresis

 [fo″to-fĕ-re´sis]
a technique for treating cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, in which a photoactive chemical is administered, and the blood is removed and circulated through a source of ultraviolet radiation, then returned to the patient; it is believed to stimulate the immune system.

photopheresis

/pho·to·phe·re·sis/ (-fĕ-re´sis) a technique for treating cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, in which a photoactive chemical is administered, the blood is removed and circulated through a source of ultraviolet radiation, then returned to the patient; it is believed to stimulate the immune system.
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Photopheresis is estimated to be the fastest growing segment in the apheresis procedure market.
This report analyzes the US market for Therapeutic Apheresis in US$ Thousand by the following procedures: Plasmapheresis, Immunoadsorption, Erythrocytapheresis, Plateletpheresis, Leukapheresis, Photopheresis, and Lipidpheresis.
is the global leader in autologous immune cell therapy delivered through extracorporeal photopheresis (ECP), and is focused on providing innovative treatment platforms that harness the power of patients' immune systems to fight disease.
Material laboratory for photopheresis and apheresis.
Contract notice: Material laboratory for apheresis and photopheresis.
a pioneer for more than 20 years in immune cell therapy, announced receipt of a CE Mark in Europe for THERAKOS(TM) CELLEX(TM) Photopheresis System, a therapy for the treatment of patients with immune-mediated diseases such as acute or chronic graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL).
Contract award: acquisition and maintenance of medical devices photopheresis (extracorporeal photochemotherapy) and provision of associated consumables
With such dual effector mechanisms, photopheresis using TH9402 should translate into improved treatment efficacy and enhanced quality of life for patients with chronic GVHD"
8 Extracorporeal Photopheresis (Light Therapy Outside of the Body): Uvadex (Methoxsalen)
Rook is a Professor of Dermatology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and is the Director of the CTCL and Extracorporeal Photopheresis Program.
It includes 137 batches grouped by categories - Acupuncture: Lot 1-4- Cardiac biopsy lot 5-10- Biopsy of soft tissue of lot 11-33- Various biopsy lot 34-38- Breast biopsy: Lot 39-41- Biopsy bone and / or marrow batch 42-49- Skin biopsy: Lot 50-52- Supplies for infusion pump or nuitrition: Lot 53-58- Diabetes Endocrinology: Lot 59-66- Digestive: Lot 67-72- Devices for electrical function tests: Lot 73-81- Other: Lot 82-95- Other drainage: Lot 96-100- Pleural drainage: Lot 101-105- Cellular and photopheresis exchange: Lot 106-112- Dentistry: Lot 113-117- Parenteral: Lot 118-124- Respiratory: Lot 125-127- Radiopharmacy: Lot 128- Transfusion, bleeding: Lot 129-137
The specific procedures analyzed are Plasmapheresis, Immunoadsorption, Erythrocytapheresis, Plateletpheresis, Leukapheresis, Photopheresis, and Lipidpheresis.