Therapeutic Apheresis Unit

Kuwait Central Blood Bank has been offering this clinical service for all hospitals in Kuwait, since the year 1982. Until the end of the year 2009, the unit performed 3911 therapeutic sessions for 510 patients, each session takes 4-7 hours. The procedures are usually carried out at the blood bank except for ICU patients where the Apheresis crew, together with all needed materials and equipment are transferred to the patient’s site. More than 150 different diseases have been treated in this unit.


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