What is optia?

What is optia?

The Spectra Optia system is an industry-leading therapeutic apheresis, cell processing and cell collection platform that allows operators to spend more time focusing on patient care.

What is spectra optia apheresis system?

Abstract: The Spectra Optia® Apheresis System is an automatic blood component separator used to perform various therapeutic apheresis procedures, cell collection and processing procedures. Users could follow all instructions given by the SPO secure and comfortable.

How do you use apheresis machine?

Apheresis machines are wheeled to the bedside or donor chair. Operator connects the sterile tubing sets, also called pheresis sets, to the patient or donor. As the patient’s blood is pumped into the machine, an anticoagulant is automatically added and the blood enters the chamber.

How much does a plasmapheresis machine cost?

With equipment priced at $50,000 or more per machine, disposables costing between $1,500 and $3,000 per patient, plus the cost of adding highly trained professionals to oversee the procedures, apheresis is not something that every office practice can afford to or should offer.

How is apheresis performed?

How is apheresis performed? All apheresis procedures involve directing the blood in the patient/donor’s veins through tubing to a machine that separates the blood components. The separation is done by either a centrifuge process or a filtration process on the blood in the machine.

How often can I do apheresis?

Platelets may be donated as often as every seven days, though with double apheresis red cell donations, a donor has to wait up to 16 weeks before giving again.

What diseases are treated with plasmapheresis?

Plasmapheresis can be used to treat a variety of autoimmune disorders including:

  • myasthenia gravis.
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome.
  • chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy.
  • Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome.

What disorder can be treated with plasma exchange?