Chapter 22. The Normal Bone Marrow and Management of Toxin-Induced Stem Cell Failure

  1. Timothy C. Marrs OBE, MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPath2,3,4,
  2. Robert L. Maynard CBE, FRCP, FRCPath5 and
  3. Frederick R. Sidell MD6
  1. Jennifer G. Treleaven

Published Online: 2 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470060032.ch22

Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition

Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition

How to Cite

Treleaven, J. G. (2007) The Normal Bone Marrow and Management of Toxin-Induced Stem Cell Failure, in Chemical Warfare Agents: Toxicology and Treatment, Second Edition (eds T. C. Marrs, R. L. Maynard and F. R. Sidell), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470060032.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Edentox Associates, Pinehurst, Four Elms Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6AQ, UK

  2. 3

    National Poisons Information Service (Birmingham Centre) and West Midlands Poisons Unit, City Hospital, Birmingham B18 7QH, UK

  3. 4

    Lancashire School of Health and Postgraduate Medicine, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK

  4. 5

    Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0RQ, UK

  5. 6

    US Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010-5400, USA

Author Information

  1. Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Trust, Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5PT, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470013595

Online ISBN: 9780470060032

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Keywords:

  • bone marrow embryological development;
  • normal bone marrow and stem cell failure management;
  • Macrophage-Colony stimulating factor (M-CSF);
  • Recombinant human stem cell factor (rHuSCF);
  • bone marrow harvesting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background - The Normal Bone Marrow

  • Treatment Approaches in Subjects with Bone Marrow Failure

  • Summary of Steps to be Taken to Protect against Irreversible Bone Marrow Damage after Exposure to Mustard Gas

  • References