This outstanding reference source on bone marrow transplantation has become recognized as the bible in the field. This fourth edition has been fully revised to reflect latest developments and now features over 500 illustrations, including a colour plate section.
SECTION 1: History and Use of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
SECTION 2: Scientific Basis for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
• Section 2a: Hematopoiesis and Stem Cell Biology
• Section 2b: Immunology
• Section 2c: Technical Aspects
SECTION 3: Patient-oriented Issues in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
SECTION 4: Sources of Hematopoietic Cells for Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
SECTION 5: Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Acquired Diseases
SECTION 6: Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for Inherited Diseases
SECTION 7: Complications of Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
SECTION 8: Looking Forward
Clinicians and researchers in the field of blood and bone marrow transplantation; hematologists; transfusion medicine specialists; medical staff working within transplant units and teams; oncologists.
Frederick R. Appelbaum, MD, Member and Director, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Professor and Head, Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Stephen J. Forman, MD, Director, Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation; Staff Physician, Division of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California, USA.
Karl G. Blume, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA.
Robert S. Negrin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA.