Umbilical cord blood transplantation: a new alternative option.

@article{Tse2005UmbilicalCB,
  title={Umbilical cord blood transplantation: a new alternative option.},
  author={William Tse and Mary J. Laughlin},
  journal={Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program},
  year={2005},
  pages={377-83}
}
Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation is a life-saving procedure for hematopoietic malignancies, marrow failure syndromes, and hereditary immunodeficiency disorders. However, wide application of this procedure is limited by availability of suitably HLA-matched adult donors. Umbilical cord blood (UCB) has being increasingly used as an alternative hematopoietic stem cell source for these patients. To date, over 6000 UCB transplant procedures in children and adults have been performed… CONTINUE READING

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