Frank B. Peterson

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PURPOSE To determine the outcome of HLA-identical sibling bone marrow transplants in advanced Hodgkin's disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS We reviewed the data on 100 consecutive patients with Hodgkin's disease who received HLA-identical sibling bone marrow transplants between April 1, 1982 and August 12, 1992, reported to the International Bone Marrow(More)
BACKGROUND Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and infection are major complications of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. Since intravenous immunoglobulin has shown benefit in several immunodeficiency and autoimmune disorders, we studied its antimicrobial and immunomodulatory role after marrow transplantation. METHODS In a randomized trial of 382(More)
Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a malignant hematologic disorder that may present with clinical features consistent with the diagnosis of severe aplastic anemia (SAA). Distinguishing the two disorders may depend on the presence of a clonal chromosomal abnormality. In the following, we report a case of MDS associated with what we believe to be a previously(More)
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