Published in Hematology Week, August 2nd, 2004
"We retrospectively analyzed the outcome of voluntary unrelated donor (VUD)-stem cell transplant (SCT) in 56 patients after conditioning without or with ATG. All received partially lymphocyte-depleted grafts," scientists in the Netherlands report.
"Four of 17 patients (24%) who were not given ATG rejected their grafts, as did 1 of 33 (3%) conditioned with ATG (p=.02). The incidences of acute graft-versus-host disease grade III/IV were 29 and 6%, respectively (p=.02), and probabilities of 1-year transplant-related mortality were...
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