PBPC collection techniques: standard versus large volume leukapheresis (LVL) in donors and in patients.

@article{Gaov2005PBPCCT,
  title={PBPC collection techniques: standard versus large volume leukapheresis (LVL) in donors and in patients.},
  author={Zdeňka Ga{\vs}ov{\'a} and I. G. Marinov and S{\'a}rka Vodv{\'a}rkov{\'a} and Martina B{\"o}hmov{\'a} and Zdenka Bhuyian-Ludv{\'i}kov{\'a}},
  journal={Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis},
  year={2005},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={167-76}
}
Transplantations of autologous and allogeneic peripheral blood progenitor cells (PBPC) are able to assure a complete hematopoietic and immunologic reconstitution in patients. PBPC are collected by leukapheresis technique after prior mobilization therapy, but procedures and results remain still highly variable and are poorly characterized. An optimum regimen for PBPC collections has not yet been recommended, but 2-3 total blood volumes (TBV) of the donor or patient are regarded as a standard… CONTINUE READING