Phyllis I. Warkentin

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OBJECTIVE Transplantation of isolated hepatocytes in animal models has been shown to correct inborn errors of metabolism. Based on these studies and our experience with hepatocyte transplantation in a child with Crigler-Najjar syndrome, isolated hepatocyte transplantation was performed to attempt metabolic reconstitution in a male infant with severe(More)
Long-term survival and improved neuropsychological function have occurred in selected children with Hurler syndrome (MPS I H) after successful engraftment with genotypically matched sibling bone marrow transplantation (BMT). However, because few children have HLA-identical siblings, the feasibility of unrelated donor (URD) BMT as a vehicle for adoptive(More)
A female patient with severe idiopathic aplastic anaemia received a successful bone-marrow transplant from her HLA-identical, mixed-lymphocyte-culture-compatible, brother. 8 months after transplantation she had localised cutaneous measles. Chronic sclerodermatous changes developed which were indistinguishable from chronic graft-versus-host disease and were(More)
Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) with human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-identical sibling donors but no pretransplantation cytoreduction results in T-lymphocyte engraftment and correction of immune dysfunction but not in full hematopoietic engraftment. A case of a 17-month-old girl with adenosine deaminase (ADA)(More)
We report nine children with relapsed (n = 8) or high-risk (n = 1) peripheral T-cell lymphoma (PTCL) who underwent autologous (n = 6) or allogeneic (n = 3) bone marrow transplantation (BMT). These children received transplants as part of a prospective phase I/II study of thioTEPA (TT) and total body irradiation (TBI) with escalating doses of VP-16. The(More)
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) remains the only curative option for most patients with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML). However, persistent disease and relapse rates after transplant range from 26% to 58%. We report the successful use of second HSCT after preparation with mitoxantrone and cytosine arabinoside (Ara-C) for patients(More)
Ten consecutive patients undergoing transplantation of bone marrow from histocompatible siblings for treatment of haematological malignancy took part in a pilot study to test the safety of in-vitro treatment of donor bone marrow with monoclonal antibody OKT3. Three male and seven female patients aged 7-34 years received concentrated bone marrow buffy-coat(More)
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