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Autologous Stem Cell Transplants

A Handbook for Patients

by Susan K. Stewart

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical,
  • Oncology,
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation,
  • Diseases - Cancer,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transp,
  • Stem cells,
  • Transplantation,
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation,
  • Health & Fitness / Diseases / Cancer,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMona Daly (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8527340M
    ISBN 100964735210
    ISBN 109780964735217
    OCLC/WorldCa44556315

    For autologous transplantation, the patient must first undergo collection of hematopoietic stem cells and cryopreservation. 83, 84 Cryopreservation can be reliably performed, and the stored cells remain viable for more than 5 years. Hematopoietic cell collection should ideally occur at a time when the bone marrow is normally cellular and the blood and marrow do not contain malignant : Richard Champlin. High-dose chemotherapy (HDT) with autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) has been shown to improve the prognosis of patients with central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. We queried the Japan Society for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Registry for .

      state-of-the-art transplantation in both autologous and allogeneic transplants. We are one of the world’s leading authorities on peripheral blood stem cell mobilization and transplantation of autologous peripheral stem cells. We were one of the founding members of the National Marrow Donor Program in the use of unrelated. We retrospectively analyzed multiple myeloma (MM) patients who underwent autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) without maintenance therapy to assess the impact of recovery of normal immunoglobulin (Ig) on clinical outcomes. The recovery of polyclonal Ig was defined as normalization of all values of serum IgG, IgA, and IgM 1 year after ASCT.

      Autologous stem cell transplant extracts the stem cells from the same person and reintroduces them during the transplant. In contrast, Allogeneic stem cell transplant utilizes the stem cells of a matched donor that can either be a relative or a non -relative who can donate cancer-free healthy stem cells to a recipient. Recently, he explained, researchers from Johns Hopkins found a way to conduct transplants using mismatched donors along with the chemotherapy medication cyclophosphamide. “So in , everyone should have a match,” Giralt said. Five Phases of Stem Cell Transplant. The most common indication for an autologous transplant is multiple myeloma.


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Autologous Stem Cell Transplants by Susan K. Stewart Download PDF EPUB FB2

Autologous stem cell transplants are typically used in people who need to undergo high doses of chemotherapy and radiation to cure their diseases. These treatments are likely to damage the bone marrow. An autologous stem cell transplant helps to replace the damaged bone marrow.

An autologous stem cell transplant is most often used to treat. It has responded to treatment, however, her body will not accept further standard chemo therapy treatments and we are left with several options, including an autolgous stem cell transplant.

The book is rather basic and covers the bare material needed to understand what will happen during the transplant/5(4). This item: Autologous Stem Cell Transplants: A Handbook for Patients by Susan K.

Stewart Paperback $ Only 10 left in stock - order soon. /5(4). A complete resource for use before, during and after a transplant, Autologous Stem Cell Transplants combines solid medical and pharmaceutical information with the voices of people who have gone through the experience.

It can be used by patients and their families, as well as any medical or support service practitioner wanting clear, in-depth information about autologous tr/5.

Autologous Stem Cell Transplants Paperback – January 1, by Susan K. Stewart (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings/5(4). Introduction. Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has evolved over the past 50 years to treat a wide range of conditions and is now a routine part of clinical haematological practice (Table (Table1).

1).Autologous HSCT (aHSCT) is widely used to. stem cells to ‘rescue’ the bone marrow allowing the bone marrow to recover and blood cell production to continue. Because the stem cells belong to the individual the procedure is referred to as an autologous stem cell transplant, this type of transplant is by far the most common type of transplant.

Selection of the type of transplantation for a patient, autologous or allogeneic, depends on the type of malignancy, age of the recipient, availability of a suitable donor, the ability to collect a tumor-free autograft, the stage and status of disease (bone marrow involvement, bulk of disease, chemosensitivity to conventional chemotherapy), and the malignancy's susceptibility to GVM by: 3.

1 Ljungman P et al. Guidelines: Vaccination of hematopoietic cell transplant recipients. Bone Marrow Transplantation44, – Joint guidelines based on recommendations by: the European Group of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), the Centres for Disease Control (CDC), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), and.

With a stem cell transplant, the stem cells are taken from either the bone marrow or the bloodstream. Understanding Your Autologous Stem Cell Transplant. When you have an autologous stem cell transplant, your stem cells are harvested (collected) from your body and frozen.

“Autologous” means that the stem cells come from yourself. Researchers at MSK are working hard to improve the supportive care for people having autologous stem cell transplants. People who had high doses of chemotherapy or radiation therapy before a transplant may have short-term or long-term complications until their blood cell.

Autologous stem cell transplant accounts for most hematopoietic stem cell transplants according to CIBMTR in in the United States. Studies have shown increased overall survival and progression free survival in patients younger than 65 years old when consolidation therapy with melphalan is initiated followed by autologous stem cell Cited by: 2.

Autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) is an important component of modern therapy, and a number of studies have compared survival for newly diagnosed MM patients treated with ASCT and novel agents to novel agent combinations alone.

Cited by: 2. In autologous stem cell transplantation, the procedure uses the patient’s own stem cells for the transplant.

The stem cells are collected from the patient in advance and are frozen. After the patient undergoes high doses of chemotherapy, either with or without radiation therapy, the stem cells are then returned to the body.

An autologous stem cell transplant is also called an autologous bone marrow transplant. Using cells from your own body during your stem cell transplant offers some advantages over stem cells from a donor.

For example, you don't need to worry about incompatibility between the donor's cells and your own cells if you have an autologous stem cell. This comprehensive and easy-to-read book is a must for patients considering a transplant using their own bone marrow or stem cells. The book walks the reader through what to expect before, during and after transplant and includes the perspective of patients and caregivers as well.

An autologous stem cell transplant is different from an allogeneic stem cell transplant, which uses stem cells from a matching donor. Our doctors typically harvest stem cells from the patient’s bloodstream (peripheral blood stem cells).

Through a mobilization process, the stem cells are brought from the bone marrow into the peripheral. This is an excellent source of information.

I purchased the book because I am scheduled to have a Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS). As a non-medical person, a lot of the information is beyond me but there is also a lot of it that I do understand and made reading the book well worth the time (and cost Reviews: The autologous stem cell transplant process An autologous stem cell transplant involves several different stages.

The whole process takes weeks or months and it can take many months to recover afterwards. Although autologous stem cell transplants are an intensive form of treatment, they are safer and more effective now than ever before. Types of Stem Cell Transplant. Depending on your disease, there are 2 types of stem cell transplants: Allogeneic stem cell transplant- someone else’s stem cells are used (from a Donor) Autologous stem cell transplant - your own stem cells are used; Both types of transplants.

Introduction. High-dose therapy (HDT) followed by autologous stem-cell transplantation (ASCT) has been the standard of care for eligible multiple myeloma (MM) patients for over two decades. 1 A study by the Intergroupe Francais Du Myelome (IFM) group published in showed that ASCT improved 5-year overall survival rates (OS) compared with conventional .Autologous ("Auto") Stem Cell Transplant.

This type of transplant uses your own stem cells. Most transplants for multiple myeloma and relapsed non-Hodgkin's or Hodgkin lymphoma are autologous.Autologous Peripheral Stem Cell Transplant Page - 6 2. Preparation for stem cell harvest The goal of this step is to increase the number of stem cells in your blood stream to provide enough cells for the stem cell harvest.

This process is called mobilization. We do this by using chemotherapy and injections of growth factors.