The INUSpheresis® also known as Environmental Apheresis® is a new and innovative treatment at the Swiss Mountain Clinic, the international competence center for regulative and functional medicine. This form of treatment represents a special form of high-tech plasma purification and immune modulation for chronic and acute metabolic and immune system diseases (so-called autoimmune diseases) as well as for environmental medical stress.
INUSpheresis® helps the body to rid itself of harmful proteins and metabolic products (e.g. cholesterol, etc.) or toxic substances (so-called paraproteins, tumour-associated proteins, circulating immune complexes, complex infectious toxins, pathoproteins, haptens) and to restore the deregulated metabolism/the inflammation cascade or the immune system to its natural balance (so-called metabolism/immunomodulation). INUSpheresis® does not produce a plasma exchange, does not lead to a significant loss of electrolytes or immune bodies, but is a gentle procedure which is very well tolerated and hardly burdens the organism.
It is used at the Swiss Mountain Clinic for environmental pollution, rheumatic diseases, lipid disorders, chronic diseases. Inflammations, condition after infectious diseases (e.g. Lyme disease) and autoimmune diseases.
As of July the 6th, 2020, the Swiss Mountain Clinic is one of 10 registered Inuspherese® Centers in Europe and the only one in Switzerland. We follow the guidelines and recommendations of other international apheresis societies when determining indications and answering questions regarding apheresis therapy.
The INUSpheresis® is a highly effective substitute for some serious drugs. The choice of procedures and their dosage are adapted to the patient and his underlying problem.
INUSpheresis® also known as Environmental Apheresis® is a treatment method whose therapeutic effects are based on the following action: The extracorporeal (outside of the body) elimination (removal) of pathogenic (disease-causing) proteins (proteins) and pathogenic substances bound to them. Pathogenic blood cells are also separated. Also environmental noxae, solvents and other toxic substances are separated.
With the help of double membrane filtration the pathogenic protein is removed from the separated plasma, which is then reinfused without significant loss of volume. A substitution solution is not required.
Simplified representation: Pathogenic components are removed from the body by a special type of blood purification. The disease-causing substances are filtered out - the purified plasma is returned to the body with all the good components.
The duration of an Inuspheresis® treatment is about 2.5 to 3 hours. The treatment can be carried out as an inpatient or outpatient. After an initial treatment we recommend a repetition after at least 2-3 days.
With the known plasma exchange, the entire separated (segregated) patient plasma is discarded, whereby not only pathogenic (disease-causing) proteins are eliminated, but also all other proteins that are essential for life. Therefore a substitution (replacement) with electrolytes (mineral salts), human albumin (human protein) or fresh plasma is necessary. This procedure sometimes shows side effects and strong reactions.
...as a closed blood/plasma cycle biophysical drainage procedure based on the laws of thermodynamics. INUS was the first institution to use this method specifically for chronic diseases. It was the first institution to use this method specifically for chronic diseases in environmental medicine and as a prevention. For this purpose, a proprietary procedure and device was developed. The INUS 300 is specifically adapted, the INUSpherese® is called Environmental Apheresis® and its effectiveness has been proven by us several times in a study with over 1000 patients.
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