Chapter 3. The Transplant

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. R. Skinner,
  2. A. Lennard and
  3. P. Veys

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch3

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Skinner, R., Lennard, A. and Veys, P. (2007) The Transplant, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch3

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:

  • autologous HSCT;
  • anesthesia;
  • immunosuppression;
  • myeloablative;
  • pre transplant

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The decision to perform a hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT)

  • The hematopoietic stem cell transplant

  • Sources, choice and harvesting of stem cells

  • Type and intensity of conditioning regimen

  • Peri-transplant care

  • Side effects common to most conditioning regimens

  • Other common regimen-specific toxicities

  • Blood product support

  • Infection prophylaxis and treatment of infection in the transplant patient

  • Monitoring and surveillance

  • Summary