Denver, CO, January 24, 2019 --(PR.com
)-- HCA/HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is pleased to open its new Infusion Center. The new center offers 21 adult patient rooms - 11 infusion bays, five private rooms and five dedicated apheresis (the removal of blood including red blood cells, plasma and stem cells for treatment and harvesting) rooms.
Infusion therapy is used to treat acute and chronic diseases that require intravenous treatments including chemotherapy, blood products, apheresis and other IV treatments in an outpatient setting. Blood transfusions may be necessary for patients with a severe infection or liver disease that prohibits the body from properly making blood or some parts of blood or patients with anemia such as kidney disease or cancer.
The center provides the following safe and convenient infusion services in an outpatient setting:
- Bisphosphonate Infusions
- Blood Product Administration
- Electrolyte Repletion
- Fluid Replacement
- Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)
In addition to infusion-related services, the center offers apheresis experts on staff to perform:
- Therapeutic plasma exchange
- Cell collection for stem cell transplant and CAR-T manufacturing
- White blood cell (WBC) depletion
- Photopheresis for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) as well as graft vs. host disease
“By opening the Infusion Center at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center, we will better serve the needs of a growing population while decreasing the wait time for life-saving care,” states Maureen Tarrant, President & CEO at P/SL. “Patients will receive care from a world-renowned team in a bright, spacious new setting.”
The Infusion Center at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center is located at 1721 E. 19th Ave., 1st Floor, Denver, CO 80218. It is open Monday-Friday from 7:00am-7:30pm and Saturday/Sunday from 7:00am-1:00pm. To contact the Infusion Center, please call 720-754-6394.
About HCA/HealthONE’s Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center
For more than 135 years, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL) has been meeting the healthcare needs of patients and their families from across the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions, and from around the world. With more than 80 specialties, 1,200 specialists and primary care physicians and 1,800 employees, P/SL and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children is the only tertiary/quaternary combined pediatric and adult hospital in this region. Leading comprehensive services include the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cardiovascular Services, Cancer Care, Blood & Marrow Transplant, Labor & Delivery/Mom & Baby, Maternal-Fetal Care, Orthopedics, Spine, Kidney/Liver Transplant, Hyperbaric Medicine, Wound Healing, Infectious Disease and more. For more information, please visit www.pslmc.com.