Peripheral blood and bone marrow hematopoietic stem cells: are they the same?

@article{Janssen1993PeripheralBA,
  title={Peripheral blood and bone marrow hematopoietic stem cells: are they the same?},
  author={William E Janssen},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 5 Suppl 6},
  pages={
          19-27
        }
}
Hematopoietic stem cells collected from the peripheral blood (PBSCs) have been successfully used for transplantation. Originally, these cells, collected from patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia, were used to restore chronic phase of the disease. More recently, PBSCs have been used principally for autologous transplantation for nonhematologic malignancies, although there are a few recorded cases of allogeneic transplantation with PBSCs. The process of obtaining peripheral blood stem cells… CONTINUE READING

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