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Manual of Stem Cell and Bone Marrow Transplantation

  • Date Published: May 2009
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  • isbn: 9780511512568

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  • Over the past 35 years, stem cell and bone marrow transplantation have evolved from experimental therapies to well-established and widely used treatments for a variety of malignant and nonmalignant conditions. This book is a practical pocket manual for all members of the stem cell and bone marrow transplant team, based on a popular in-house handbook used at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The manual covers all aspects of the transplantation process, from stem cell processing through management of transplant-related complications. Evaluation and counseling of patients and donors, preventative care, and conditioning regimens are also covered, making this an ideal resource for nurses as well. The text is handily arranged in outline format to maximize the usefulness and convenience of this resource.

    • Easily accessible outline of all aspects of transplantation care
    • Written for all members of the stem cell and bone marrow transplantation team, from specialists to nurses
    • Smaller format for quick reference, in bulleted outline
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    • Date Published: May 2009
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511512568
    • contains: 2 b/w illus. 16 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Rationale for transplantation
    2. Types of transplantation
    3. HLA matching in allogeneic transplantation
    4. Stem cell source
    5. Pre-transplant evaluation and counseling of patient and donor
    6. Conditioning regimes
    7. Stem cell infusion
    8. ABO compatibility
    9. Engraftment
    10. Preventive care
    11. Transplant related complications
    12. Graft versus host disease - prophylaxis and acute
    13. Graft versus host disease - chronic
    14. Engraftment syndrome
    15. Infectious disease
    16. Graft rejection and failure
    17. Gastrointestinal complications
    18. Pulmonary complications
    19. Veno-occlusive disease
    20. Special transfusion-related situations
    21. Cardiovascular complications
    22. Neurologic complications
    23. Cystitis
    24. Donor lymphocyte infusion (DLI)
    25. Transplantation: regulation and accreditation.

  • Authors

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

    Deborah Yolin Raley, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
    Deborah Yolin Raley, PA-C, is Chief Physician Assistant in the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Program at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.

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