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Bone marrow transplants from peripheral blood

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.309.6955.671a (Published 10 September 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:671
  1. J A Snowden,
  2. J G Wright,
  3. J Peel,
  4. D A Winfield
  1. Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU MRC Sickle Cell Anaemia Laboratories, Kingston, Jamaicas Department of Haematology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield S10 2JF.

    EDITOR, - Reinfusion of peripheral blood stem cells to repopulate the bone marrow after myeloablative chemotherapy is being increasingly used to intensify treatment for haematological and other malignancies.1 We could find no published data on the practicalities of returning the cells to the patient through a central venous line. One method is to inject …

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