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Manual of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation

2nd Edition

  • Date Published: October 2013
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107661547

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  • Fully revised throughout, the second edition of Manual of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation is based on the in-house handbook used at the world-renowned Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. It is a practical pocket manual for all members of the stem cell and bone marrow transplant team. Written by experts at Dana-Farber, the contents are handily arranged in outline format for maximum usefulness and convenience. This essential and user-friendly manual covers all aspects of the transplantation process, from stem cell processing through management of transplant-related complications. Topics discussed thoroughly include evaluation and counselling of patients and donors, preventative care, graft-versus-host disease and conditioning regimens. A new extensive chapter on oral health in stem cell transplantation has been added. These features make the Manual of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation an ideal resource for the entire transplant team.

    • Based on the handbook used at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, offering advice from leading experts at one of the world's leading centers for the treatment of cancer
    • Contents are arranged in outline format, making this a valuable resource for quick reference
    • Fully revised throughout, with new vaccine and drug schedules
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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: October 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107661547
    • length: 209 pages
    • dimensions: 185 x 123 x 9 mm
    • weight: 0.23kg
    • contains: 29 b/w illus. 26 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgements
    1. Rationale for transplantation
    2. Types of transplantation
    3. HLA matching in allogeneic transplantation
    4. Stem cell source
    5. Pre-transplant evaluation and counselling of patient and donor
    6. Conditioning regimens
    7. Stem cell infusion
    8. ABO compatibility
    9. Engraftment
    10. Preventative care
    11. Transplant-related complications
    12. Overview of acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease
    13. Acute graft-versus-host disease and staging
    14. Graft-versus-host prophylactic regimens
    15. Treatment guidelines for acute graft-versus-host disease
    16. Chronic graft-versus-host disease
    17. Engraftment syndrome
    18. Infectious disease
    19. Graft rejection and failure
    20. Gastrointestinal complications
    21. Oral health in stem cell transplantation
    22. Pulmonary complications
    23. Veno-occlusive disease
    24. Special transfusion-related situations
    25. Cardiovascular complications
    26. Neurologic complications
    27. Cystitis
    28. Donor lymphocyte infusion
    29. Transplantation: regulation and accreditation
    Index.

  • Authors

    Joseph H. Antin, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
    Joseph H. Antin is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Stem Cell Transplant Program at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Boston, MA, USA.

    Deborah Yolin Raley, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
    Deborah Yolin Raley is the Director of the Physician Assistant Program and a practising Physician Assistant in the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA.

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