Chapter 1. Why Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and for Whom?

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. A. J. Cant,
  2. C. Craddock and
  3. R. Skinner

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch1

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Cant, A. J., Craddock, C. and Skinner, R. (2007) Why Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and for Whom?, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Paediatric Immunologist, Director of Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

  2. 2

    Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

  3. 3

    Consultant Haematologist, Director of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134019

Online ISBN: 9780470988763

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Keywords:

  • allogeniec stem cells;
  • hematopoietic;
  • cell transplantation;
  • chronic myeloid leukemia;
  • hodgkin disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical perspective

  • Basic principles of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

  • Conditioning regimens

  • Principles of donor choice

  • Currently accepted indications for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

  • Children

  • Further reading