placental blood banking


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placental blood banking

The use of human placental tissue as a source of fetal blood and hematopoietic stem cells.
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Placental blood banking introduces quality concerns beyond those of a stem cell processing facility.
Many unanswered questions remain regarding scientific and ethical issues surrounding placental blood banking and transplantation.
In coming years, the role of placental blood banking in hematopoietic transplantation may expand.