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Unmatched bone marrow transplants successfully treat leukaemia

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7167.1175 (Published 31 October 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1175
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    A new method of bone marrow transplantation using donors matched for only one HLA haplotype has proved successful in leukaemia, increasing the prospects of finding suitable donors.

    Italian and Israeli researchers have developed a technique that can make mismatched transplants as effective as those in which the tissue type of the donor and recipient are identical …

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