Usefulness of Y-body study on bone marrow smears to demonstrate the origin of fibroblast stromal cells in allogeneic bone marrow transplantation


The value of Y-body study for assessment of stromal cell engraftment was analyzed in 25 patients submitted to allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) (sex-matched in 12 cases and sex-mismatched in 13). The study was performed weekly on bone marrow smears until day + 35, and the results were compared with those obtained in a control group of 20 patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01739427


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