What is Therapeutic Phlebotomy?
Therapeutic Phlebotomy, also known as Bloodletting, which is the removal of a large amount of blood.
Typically, 450-500MLs via venipuncture/blood draw to assist in relieving of symptoms flaring up, due to a patient’s illness or disease. Therapeutic Phlebotomy reduces blood volume.
Who Performs Therapeutic Phlebotomy?
A Phlebotomist, skilled to remove blood via venipuncture or finger-stick, in an outpatient clinic, hospital or mobile (home) setting.
Therapeutic Phlebotomy is a Procedure for Which Patient?
Patients Diagnosed with, Polycythemia Vera, Polycythemia Secondary, Hemochromatosis or Congenital Heart Disease.
What is the process to having Therapeutic Phlebotomy?
A prescription is written from your ordering Provider.
Call or Text OSSC scheduling line to schedule your appointment