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Haploidentical transplantation in patients with acquired aplastic anemia.
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PMID:  23292235     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Haploidentical SCT (haplo-SCT) has been considered a therapeutic option in patients with acquired severe aplastic anemia (SAA) failing at least one course of immune suppressive therapy with antithymocyte globulin and lacking an HLA-matched related or unrelated donor. The platforms of both ex vivo T-cell-depleted and unmanipulated grafts have been explored in children and adults. Overall, the primary objective of a stable haploidentical hematopoietic engraftment with a low rate of GVHD is unmet in a significant proportion of patients undergoing haplo-SCT for SAA. Haploidentical transplants for refractory SAA should be performed in a specialist center with major experience in hematopoietic SCT procedures and preferably performed within the framework of a local clinical protocol designed specifically to address the prevention of graft rejection and GVHD.Bone Marrow Transplantation advance online publication, 7 January 2013; doi:10.1038/bmt.2012.231.
F Ciceri; M T Lupo-Stanghellini; E T Korthof
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bone marrow transplantation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-5365     ISO Abbreviation:  Bone Marrow Transplant.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
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Created Date:  2013-1-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8702459     Medline TA:  Bone Marrow Transplant     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Hematology and BMT Unit, EBMT CIC 813, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano, Italy.
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