Journal article

Reprint of: Haploidentical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Global Overview Comparing Asia, the European Union, and the United States

Jane Apperley, Dietger Niederwieser, Xiao-jun Huang, Arnon Nagler, Ephraim Fuchs, Jeff Szer, Yoshihisa Kodera

Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2016

Abstract

One of the major projects of the Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT) is to promote hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in emerging countries in the world. For these countries, HLA haploidentical HSCT (haplo-HSCT) from family members is an attractive approach because of its cost effectiveness. To learn the current status, including recent trends, of haplo-HSCT, the WBMT invited speakers from major transplant centers in 3 regions (Asia, Europe, and North America) to present at its annual WBMT Joint Session. This article represents the direct reports from these 3 speakers in addition to introductions by 2 WBMT speakers who address data from the Global Transp..

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