Document Type

Article

Department

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Abstract

We present our initial experience of allogeneic stem cell transplant procedure performed between April 2004 and August 2011 for various haematological disorders. All patients with non-malignant and malignant haematological disorders with HLA matched donors were selected after pre-transplant workup. Ninety seven patients underwent the procedure. Most common indications for transplant were aplastic anaemia in n=34 (35%), followed by beta-Thalassemia major in n=21 (21.6%) and chronic myeloid leukemia in n=11 patients (11.3%). Primary graft failure present was present in 2.06%. Incidence of graft versus host disease (GvHD) in our patients was 34%. After median follow-up of five years the overall survival was 71.3% with a mean survival time of 51.2±3.3months.

Publication

Experimental Hematology and Oncology

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