Allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation may be associated with a high risk of chronic graft-versus-host disease.

@article{Storek1997AllogeneicPB,
  title={Allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell transplantation may be associated with a high risk of chronic graft-versus-host disease.},
  author={Jan Storek and Theodore A Gooley and Muriel F. Siadak and William Ira Bensinger and David G Maloney and Thomas R Chauncey and Mary E D Flowers and Keith M. Sullivan and Robert P. Witherspoon and Scott D. Rowley and John A Hansen and Rainer F Storb and Frederick R Appelbaum},
  journal={Blood},
  year={1997},
  volume={90 12},
  pages={4705-9}
}
Chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is likely caused by donor T lymphocytes. Because unmodified blood stem cell grafts contain one log more T lymphocytes than unmodified marrow grafts, we evaluated the incidence of chronic GVHD in previously reported 37 blood stem cell recipients and 37 computer-matched historical control marrow recipients (Bensinger… CONTINUE READING