Published in Blood Weekly, May 4th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Whether the CD34+ and CD3+ cell doses in allogeneic HSCT should be estimated using actual (ABW) or ideal (IBW) body weight has never been definitively determined. We have shown that CD34+ cell doses based upon IBW are better predictive of engraftment after autologous and allogeneic HSCT."
"Sixty-three patients undergoing reduced-intensity HSCT after a uniform preparative regimen were evaluated to determine the effect of cell dose. ABW and IBW were 45-147 kg (median 79) and 52-85 kg (median 67)...
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