Plasmapheresis procedure or extracorporeal detoxification method is one of the most modern methods of detoxification for use in drug addiction and alcohol dependence treatment. It has the most common application in drug detoxification. The effectiveness of this method is conditioned by its detoxifying, immunomodulating and anti-inflammatory properties.
Plasmapheresis is widely used in the initial stage of a complex therapy. It enhances the efficiency of further treatment, and regenerates the patient’s organism. Like any other medical procedures, plasmapheresis has contraindications and is therefore prescribed only after consultation with a doctor that will take the individual characteristics of the patient into account.