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Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

1st Edition

Edited by Ronald M. Kline

CRC Press

640 pages | 48 B/W Illus.

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Description

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is currently utilized as a treatment option for a variety of life-threatening conditions affecting children and young adults including leukemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, brain tumors, inherited immune deficiency syndromes, blood disorders, and inherited metabolic diseases. This expertly written reference provides current information on methods and outcomes in a wide range of pediatric diseases, using a variety of HSCT approaches. It guides the pediatric professional in the proper execution and understanding of HSCT, and provides illustrative discussions of the hematopoietic and immune systems, clear outlines of current chemotherapy regimens, and expert guidance on each phase of stem cell transplantation and management, including patient evaluation and recovery.

Table of Contents

Umbilical Cord Blood Transplantation. Reduced Intensity Conditioning / Donor Lymphocyte Infusion. Partially Matched Related Donor Transplantation. Nursing Care of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Patient. Psychological Dimensions of Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Immune Reconstitution after Transplant. Endocrine Complications of Childhood Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Future Directions in Pediatric Stem Cell Transplantation. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Acquired Aplastic Anemia. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Treatment of Beta Thalessemia. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Sickle Cell Disease. Metabolic Diseases. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Autoimmune Diseases in Children. Transplantation for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. BMT for AML in Children. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Children with Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. High Dose Chemotherapy with Autologous Stem Cell Rescue for Pediatric Malignant Brain Tumors. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Pediatric Solid Tumors. Stem Cell Transplantation in Neuroblastoma

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED038000
MEDICAL / Hematology
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics