Apheresis

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It looks gross but it saves lives!

I spent the morning watching Sherlock Holmes, while hooked up to a machine that takes my blood out of one arm and removes the platelets and then send the red cells and plasma, etc.  back in the other arm.  It takes close to 2 hours most times but the results are a bag of platelets that […]

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Day 28 | Jan 28 | Through

Blood goes ‘through’ the tube into the apheresis machine and then back through the tube into my arm leaving the platelets in the machine to help save lives this is an older picture but i was reminded of it today when the red cross called to set up an appointment for apheresis and i had […]

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