Knowledge and attitudes of pregnant women with regard to collection, testing and banking of cord blood stem cells.

@article{Fernandez2003KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes of pregnant women with regard to collection, testing and banking of cord blood stem cells.},
  author={Conrad Vincent Fernandez and Kevin D. Gordon and Michiel C. Van Den Hof and Shaureen Taweel and Françoise Baylis},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2003},
  volume={168 6},
  pages={695-8}
}
BACKGROUND Umbilical cord blood is used as a source of hematopoietic stem cells for bone marrow transplantation in the treatment of malignant and nonmalignant disease. We sought to examine pregnant women's knowledge and attitudes regarding cord blood banking, as their support is crucial to the success of cord blood transplant programs. METHODS A questionnaire examining sociodemographic factors and women's attitudes to cord blood banking was developed on the basis of findings from 2 focus… CONTINUE READING

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