The Apheresis unit (Greek: "to take away") is a apparatus that separates out one particular constituent and returns the remainder to the circulation in which the blood of a donor or patient is passed through. It is thus an extracorporeal (occurring or situated outside the body) therapy. A qualified apheresis nurse performs the procedure. The nurse remains nearby during the procedure and will answer any questions or concerns. Its used mainly for oncology patients.
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