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Umbilical cord blood banking and transplantation

Author: Karen Ballen
Publisher: Cham : Humana Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

This comprehensive volume discusses the current scope of umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT), including recent controversies and future developments for improving clinical outcomes.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Umbilical cord blood banking and transplantation
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Ballen
ISBN: 9783319064444 3319064444
OCLC Number: 888205993
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1. Applications of Umbilical Cord Blood Derived Stem Cells in Vascular Medicine.- Wouter Van't Hof,Ph D and Mary J. Laughlin, MD.- 2. Regenerative Potential of Cord Blood.- Jessica M. Sun, MD and Joanne Kurtzberg, MD.- 3 Quality Control in Cord Blood Banking .- Monica B. Pagano, MD and N. Rebecca Haley, MD.- 4 Maternal HLA typing and Cord Blood Unit Choice.- Andromachi Scaradavou, MD.- 5 Optimizing Donor and Cord Blood Unit Selection for Banking and Transplantation.- Kristin M. Page, MD and Joanne Kurtzberg, MD.- 6 Cord Blood Transplantation for Pediatric Hematologic Malignancies: Indications, Mechanisms, and Outcomes.- Heather E. Stefanski, MD and Michael R. Verneris, MD.- 7 Results of Cord Blood Transplantation in Children with Non-Malignant Hematologic Conditions.- Kristin M. Page, MD, Suhag Parikh, MD, and Joanne Kurtzberg, MD.- 8 Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation for Inherited Metabolic Diseases.- Vinod K Prasad, MD .- 9 Myeloablative Single-Unit Cord Blood Transplantation in Adults.- Jun Ooi, MD.- 10 Quantitative and Qualitative Immune Reconstitution Following Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation.- Sarah Nikiforow, MD and Jerome Ritz, MD.- 11 Thymic Regeneration after Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation: Mechanisms, Measurements and Implications on Anti-viral Immunity.- Ioannis Politikos, MD and Vassiliki A. Boussiotis, MD.- 12 Cord Blood Transplantation in the East Mediterranean Region.- Mouhab Ayas, MD, Ardeshir Ghavamzadeh, MD, Mahmoud Aljurf MD, Amir Ali Hamidieh,MD, and Amal Alseraihy, MD.- 13 Targeting Homing to Enhance Engraftment following Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Transplantation.- Tyler Davis, MD and Sherif S Farag, MD, PhD.- 14 Cord Blood Ex-Vivo Expansion.- Paolo F. Caimi, MD, Leland Metheny, MD and Marcos de Lima, MD.- 15 Intra-Bone Marrow Transplant of Cord Blood Cells: A Transplant approach that tries to Optimize Seeding Efficiency and Trafficking of Hematopoietic Stem Cells.- Francesco Frassoni, Francesca Bonifazi, Marina Podesta, Giuseppe Bandini, Daniela Cilloni, and GianMario Sambuceti.- 16 Haplo Cord Transplantation : Overcoming the Limitations of Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation.- Koen Van Besien, MD.- 17 Studies Comparing Haploidentical and Cord Blood Transplantation.- Christopher G Kanakry, MD and Ephraim J Fuchs, MD.- 18 Comparison of Umbilical Cord Blood to Adult Related and Unrelated Donors.- Areej El-Jawahri, MD and Yi-Bin Chen, MD.- 19 Disease Specific Analysis of Cord Blood Transplantation for Adults and Clinical Results of Single and Double Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation.- Vanderson Rocha, MD, PhD.- 20 Selection of the Optimal Cord Blood Unit.- Karen Ballen, MD
Series Title: Stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.
Responsibility: Karen Ballen, editor.


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