Phlebotomy: What is it? - Deepstash

Phlebotomy: What is it?

Phlebotomy is when someone uses a needle to take blood from a vein, usually in your arm.

*Also called a blood draw or venipuncture.

Therapeutic Phlebotomy-

  • Blood withdrawn as a treatment for certain medical conditions.
  • Removes extra red blood cells, unusually shaped red blood cells, or extra iron in the blood.
  • Therapeutic phlebotomy is used to treat people with:. 1)Hemochromatosis 2)Polycythemia vera 3)Porphyria cutanea tarda 4)Sickle cell disease 5)Nonalcoholicย fatty liver disease

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