Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.

  title={Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Paul L. Weiden},
  journal={Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences},
  volume={19 3},
  • Paul L. Weiden
  • Published 1983 in Critical reviews in clinical laboratory sciences
Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation now has an established place in the treatment of severe aplastic anemia and acute leukemia. Major problems to be overcome in transplantation in patients with aplastic anemia are marrow graft rejection and graft vs. host disease. Results are better in younger patients and in patients who have not been previously transfused. Newer approaches to the control of graft vs. host disease, for example total lymphoid irradiation and the immunosuppressive agent… CONTINUE READING


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