Susan Hasty, Publisher
Table of Contents . . . February 24th, 1997Non-Subscriber - Summaries Only
Blood Banking - Umbilical Cord Blood Banking Offered
Transfusion (Allosensitization) - Fusion Protein May Eliminate Alloantibody Development in Multiple Transfusions
Transfusion (Spine Surgery) - Exposure to Allogeneic Blood Is Reduced
Cardiovascular - Adv-Mediated Transfer of hsp70i Protects Against Ischemia
Chagas Disease - Important Progress for Disease Control in South America
HIV Testing - Home Access Test as Accurate as Physician Testing
Hemophilia (Therapy) - FDA License Received for Benefix To Treat Hemophilia
Immunology (HIV) - Loss of Hematopoietic Cells in HIV Patients Is Not Due to Infection
Industry News (Patents and Technology) - Patent Issued for Gene Implicated in Stem Cell Differentiation
Transplantation - Busulfanex Trials Expansion of NDA Submission Announced
Transplantation - RT-PCR Serves as Diagnostic Tool in Allograft Rejection
Xenotransplantation - Integrated Hepatocytes Provided LDL Receptors that Lowered Cholesterol
Antiviral Therapy (HBV) - "Long-Term Ganciclovir Therapy for Hepatitis B Virus Infection After Liver Transplantation."
Antiviral Therapy (HBV) - "Prevention of Hepatitis B Reinfection After Liver Transplantation by Post Transplant Long-Term Administration of Ganciclovir IV and Anti-HBs Immunoprophylaxis in Patients at High Risk of Viral Recurrence."
Cardiovascular Gene Therapy - "Local Adventitial VEGF Gene Transfer Reduces Neointima Formation in Rabbit Carotid Arteries."
Gene Transfer (Adenoviral Vectors) - "Inefficient Infection of Primitive Hematopoietic Precursors Cells (CD34+) Using CMV Driven Adenoviral Vectors (ad-v)."
Immunology (HIV) - "Short-Term Changes In Plasma HIV RNA Following Chemotherapy for Lymphoma."
Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia - "Cost Comparison of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin and Blood Transfusion in Cancer Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia."
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