Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.

  title={Peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.},
  author={M J Watts and David Christopher Linch},
  journal={Vox sanguinis},
  volume={73 3},
High dose chemo/radiotherapy requiring autologous haemopoietic stem cell support is increasingly used in a variety of malignant disorders. Mobilised peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) have largely replaced the use of autologous bone marrow due to more rapid haemopoietic reconstitution with less resource use including blood and platelet transfusion requirements. PBSC graft adequacy is monitored by CD34+ cell and granulocyte-monocyte-colony-forming-cell measurements, and thresholds for rapid… CONTINUE READING


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