peripheral stem cell transplantation


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peripheral stem cell transplantation

Peripheral stem cell support Oncology A method of replacing hematopoietic cells–HCs destroyed by chemotherapy; stem cells in circulating blood are removed before treatment, then readministered treatment to help BM recovery Transplantation may be autologous–a person's own HCs, allogeneic–HCs donated by another, or syngeneic–HCs from an identical twin. See Bone marrow.
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Peripheral stem cell transplantation (SCT) is an established treatment for multiple hematologic disorders and refractory solid tumors.
The Eligix(TM) CD8-SC Cell Separation System is intended for ex-vivo use for patients receiving allogeneic bone marrow and peripheral stem cell transplantation for hematological disorders.
The company says the product, the Eligix CD8-SC Cell Separation System, is intended for ex-vivo use for patients receiving allogeneic bone marrow and peripheral stem cell transplantation for hematological disorders.
The introduction and diffusion of high-dose chemotherapy with autologous bone marrow or peripheral stem cell transplantation (HDCT-ABMT/PSCT) for indications such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and testicular cancer can be characterized as disorganized; at times unscientific; confrontational; inetffcient; and, in recent limited circumstances, avaricious.

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