Recovery and safety profiles of marrow and PBSC donors: experience of the National Marrow Donor Program.

@article{Miller2008RecoveryAS,
  title={Recovery and safety profiles of marrow and PBSC donors: experience of the National Marrow Donor Program.},
  author={John P Miller and Elizabeth Holly Perry and Thomas H Price and Charles D. Bolan and Chatchada Karanes and Theresa M. Boyd and Pintip Chitphakdithai and Roberta J. King},
  journal={Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 9 Suppl},
  pages={
          29-36
        }
}
The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) has been facilitating hematopoietic cell transplants since 1987. Volunteer donors listed on the NMDP Registry may be asked to donate either bone marrow (BM) or peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC); however, since 2003, the majority of donors (72% in 2007) have been asked to donate PBSC. From the donor's perspective these stem cell sources carry different recovery and safety profiles. The majority of BM and PBSC donors experienced symptoms during the course… CONTINUE READING
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