A process of sucking bad cholesterol out of the blood is for some, a last resort. But it s a life saver doctors want patients to take to heart.
Called LDL Apheresis, the process establishes a line in and a line out, much like dialysis.
Doctors see an 80% reduction in bad cholesterol levels.
Loyola University Medical center has been offering LDL Apheresis for about 10 years.