Transplantation of allogeneic peripheral blood stem cells.

Recombinant G-CSF has been given to over 150 normal donors for the collection of allogeneic or syngeneic peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs). G-CSF was found to be well-tolerated with mild-moderate bone pain, edema and mild thrombocytopenia being the observed side effects. To date, approximately 100 unmodified primary PBSC transplants from HLA-identical… (More)