With several new chapters and expansions on previous chapters, anyone with specific questions about the scientific, technical and practical aspects of apheresis can discover the answers within this latest edition.
Each chapter has been fully updated with the results of relevant clinical studies published since the second edition was released. We are particularly pleased to provide the latest ASFA indication category assignments as they appear in the special issue of the Journal of Clinical Apheresis published in 2010.
Comprehensive account of the uses for apheresis instruments.
History of both donor and patient apheresis.
Descriptions of new instruments intended for multiple component donations and a new device for photopheresis.
New chapter on therapeutic apheresis in the context of organ transplantation.
Greatly expanded section on stem cell transplantation.