Outcome of adult umbilical cord blood transplant patients admitted to a medical intensive care unit

@article{Naeem2006OutcomeOA,
  title={Outcome of adult umbilical cord blood transplant patients admitted to a medical intensive care unit},
  author={Naveed Naeem and Alexandra Eyzaguirre and Jeffery A. Kern and Hillard M Lazarus and Rana B Hejal and Mary J. Laughlin and Elizabeth Kern},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2006},
  volume={38},
  pages={733-738}
}
Umbilical cord blood transplant (UCBT) has emerged as an alternate source of stem cells for transplantation in patients with hematologic malignancies. However, outcomes of adult UCBT patients requiring ICU admission remain unknown. In order to identify predictors of ICU transfer and mortality in UCBT patients, the course and outcome of all adult (⩾16 years old) patients who underwent UCBT between 1 January 1998 and 31 December 2003 at University Hospitals of Cleveland were analyzed. Forty-four… CONTINUE READING

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