Chapter 2. Pre-transplant Assessment

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. M. Slatter and
  2. S. Fox

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch2

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Slatter, M. and Fox, S. (2007) Pre-transplant Assessment, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch2

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:

  • tissue typing;
  • umbilical cord blood;
  • stem cell harvest;
  • bone marrow donation;
  • thyroid function

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tissue typing

  • Family donors

  • Preparation of the donor for stem cell harvest

  • Investigations for donor prior to donation

  • Bone marrow donation

  • Cord blood donation

  • Preparation of the patient for stem cell transplantation

  • Summary

  • Further reading