Cord Blood Banking for Potential Future Transplantation

  • Published 2006

Abstract

In recent years, umbilical cord blood, which contains a rich source of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells, has been used successfully as an alternative allogeneic donor source to treat a variety of pediatric genetic, hematologic, immunologic, and oncologic disorders. Because there is diminished risk of graft-versus-host disease after transplantation of… (More)

2 Figures and Tables

Topics

  • Presentations referencing similar topics