peripheral stem cells

peripheral stem cells

Hematology Stem cells in peripheral circulation. See Stem cells.
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Along with background about types of stem cells and factoids, the new site also reviews Entest BioMedical's focus on the promising field of in vitro expansion of adult stem cells using other types of cells, such as peripheral stem cells and cord blood stem cells to treat cancer and other diseases.
Adrian added: "Thankfully I have had a very generous donor who has stepped forward and given me some of her peripheral stem cells.
Clinical studies are showing that cord could become an important adjunct to marrow and peripheral stem cells for transplanting.
Ouchi was transferred from the hospital of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences in Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, to the University of Tokyo Hospital, where he underwent the world's first transfusion of peripheral stem cells on Oct.
com) -- the country's first collection and storage facility for adult peripheral stem cells -- is fully conversant with all sides of the debate.
The treatment reduces the contamination from the neoplastic cells making it possible to collect 'purged' peripheral stem cells for an autologous transplant.
2 to receive the world's first transfusion of peripheral stem cells in treatment aimed at recovering his body's ability to produce blood.
After the accident, Ouchi's white blood cell count plummeted to nearly zero, effectively depriving him of an immune system and prompting doctors to move him to the University of Tokyo Hospital to undergo transfusions of peripheral stem cells in early October.
But the brother was a blood donor when doctors transplanted peripheral stem cells to Ouchi in October, and the doctors decided it would be unlikely that Ouchi's body would reject the skin from his brother.
Doctors had also considered a transfusion of peripheral stem cells for Shinohara, similar to one they are planning for another worker, Hisashi Ouchi, but gave it up after failing to find a matching donor among his relatives.
Ouchi, who was exposed to 17 sieverts of radiation, is due to receive a transfusion of peripheral stem cells Wednesday from his brother to activate his blood-producing functions, which has deteriorated due to a sustained drop in his white blood corpuscle and blood platelet count.

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