peripheral blood stem cells

peripheral blood stem cells

stem cells that circulate in the peripheral blood rather than the bone marrow. Their numbers can be artificially increased by exposure to hematopoietic growth factors so that they can be harvested for peripheral blood stem cell transplantation Also called peripheral blood progenitor cells.
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Healthy, living adults between the ages of 18 to 60 can donate bone marrow, cord blood stem cells, and peripheral blood stem cells.
GVHD is a condition that might occur after an allogeneic transplant (the transfer of genetically dissimilar stem cells or tissue), whereby the donated bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cells view the recipient's body as foreign and attack the body.
I recently donated peripheral blood stem cells (PBSC) to a middle-aged man with myelodysplastic syndrome.
The incidence of GvHD in recipients of allogeneic stem cells transplantation is increasing due to the increased number of allogeneic transplantations survivors, older recipient age, use of alternative donor grafts and use of peripheral blood stem cells.
In GVHD, the donated bone marrow or peripheral blood stem cells view the recipient's body as foreign and attack the body.
Systems for the execution of therapeutic apheresis procedures, collecting peripheral blood stem cells, processing of bone marrow, and LDL-apheresis treatment (fotoinattivazione) for extracorporeal photochemotherapy,
The results of the autologous peripheral blood stem cells collection, toxicity, engraftment after ICE-based mobilization regimen were analyzed in this study.
The major advantage related with usage of peripheral blood stem cells is the fact that the expected neutrophil and platelet engraftment times are shorter which results in decreased rates of infectious problems, shorter hospitalization times and decreased need for transfusions.
A drug causes more HSCs to leaves the bone marrow and enter the blood stream, which allows large number of peripheral blood stem cells (PBSCs) to be collected.
The Japanese call for collection of the peripheral blood stem cells of the workers is to prepare them for future transplants, should the need arise.
For the actual donation, the patient's doctor will choose between two methods, based on what's best for the patient: bone marrow (a surgical procedure performed in a hospital with general or regional anesthesia) or peripheral blood stem cells (an outpatient procedure similar to donating plasma).
This method is also known as PBSC, or peripheral blood stem cells, and the method Kearns opted for.

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