Published in Blood Weekly, May 9th, 2002
"Significant delays in engraftment and lymphoid recovery are the 2 major challenges in cord blood transplantation," according to Dr. Benny Chen and colleagues working with the Duke University Medical Center's Bone Marrow Transplantation Program. "The cause for this delay is presumed to be the low numbers of hematopoietic precursors found in one unit of cord blood."
A second stem cell graft from a different donor hastened engraftment and T-cell recovery in...
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