Bone marrow transplantation for treatment of leukemia in children.

@article{Trigg1988BoneMT,
  title={Bone marrow transplantation for treatment of leukemia in children.},
  author={Michael e. Trigg},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  year={1988},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={933-48}
}
BMT is a well-established treatment for children with ALL in second remission, ANLL in first and second remission and children with JCML and CML. Improvements in transplantation technology and supportive care have resulted in significant increases in the percentage of long-term survivors of allogeneic marrow transplantation. Newer strategies, such as partially matched donor, unrelated matched donor, and autologous transplants, are bineg pursued to overcome the histocompatability barrier. The… CONTINUE READING