Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplants that utilize total body irradiation can safely be carried out entirely on an outpatient basis

@article{Stiff2006AutologousHS,
  title={Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplants that utilize total body irradiation can safely be carried out entirely on an outpatient basis},
  author={Patrick Stiff and Patricia B. Mumby and L. Miler and Tulio E. Rodriguez and M Parthswarthy and Kevin C. Kiley and Nicole Porter and R Batiste and S Wojtowitz and Steven Lichtenstein and Mary P Fox-Geiman and A Toor},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2006},
  volume={38},
  pages={757-764}
}
Outpatient hematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT) are usually performed in patients receiving minimally mucotoxic preparative regimens; total body irradiation (TBI)-based regimens typically are excluded. To improve resource utilization and patient satisfaction, we developed a totally outpatient HSCT program for TBI regimens and compared outcomes for our… CONTINUE READING