Recent Advances and Future Trends in Bone Marrow Transplantation for Severe Aplastic Anemia

  • E. C. Gordon-Smith
Conference paper
Part of the Experimental Hematology Today—1987 book series (HEMATOLOGY, volume 1987)


This meeting of the International Society for Experimental Hematology is an appropriate time and place to review the status of bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for the treatment of patients with severe aplastic anemia (SAA). More information is available on the effectiveness or otherwise of immunosuppressive treatment with antilymphocyte globulin (ALG) and new methods for dealing with the problems of BMT have been introduced in the past year or so. This paper will review briefly the history of BMT for severe aplastic anemia and discuss how the indications for, and the scope of, this treatment may have changed.


Aplastic Anemia Unrelated Donor Severe Aplastic Anemia Bone Marrow Trans Antilymphocyte Globulin 
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