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Plasmapheresis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Plasmapheresis
Tree Number(s)
E02.120.770
E02.912.715
E04.292.869
Unique ID
D010956
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010956
Scope Note
Procedure whereby plasma is separated and extracted from anticoagulated whole blood and the red cells retransfused to the donor. Plasmapheresis is also employed for therapeutic use.
Entry Term(s)
Double Filtration Plasmapheresis
Therapeutic Immunoadsorption
Therapeutic Plasma Adsorption
Therapeutic Plasmapheresis
NLM Classification #
WH 460
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(65)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/02/22
Plasmapheresis Preferred
Therapeutic Immunoadsorption Narrower
Double Filtration Plasmapheresis Narrower
Therapeutic Plasma Adsorption Narrower
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