Alotransplante de Higado en el Cerdo

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Liver transplant in pigs.Alotransplante de Higado en el Cerdo

Expanded umbilical cord blood shortens perilous wait for transplant recovery

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A team led by MD Anderson researchers finds that growing cord blood stem cells on a bed of supportive cells in the lab results in faster establishment of a new blood supply in patients who receive blood stem cell transplants, reducing the time when patients lack white blood cells, platelets.

Childhood Leukemia: Most Common Childhood Cancer

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Childhood leukemia is the most common childhood cancer with more than 3,500 children in the U.S. diagnosed each year. Patrick Zweidler-McKay, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Cancer Hospital, talks about symptoms, diagnoses and treatment of this blood disease. Zweidler-McKay also discusses health problems that may occur decades after treatment and encourages long term follow-up doctor visits.

Stephen Gottschalk (Transplant Reactivation Session)

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"HHV-6 reactivation post alemtuzumab (Campath-1H) in stem cell transplant recipients"
6th International Conference on HHV-6 & 7 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Day 2 - June 21, 2008 - Transplant Reactivation Session

Masao Ogata (Transplant Reactivation Session)

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"Preventative approaches for HHV-6 encephalopathy in stem cell transplant recipients"
6th International Conference on HHV-6 & 7 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Day 2 - June 21, 2008 - Transplant Reactivation Session

Agnes Gautheret-Dejean (Transplant Reactivation Session)

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"HHV-6 load in whole blood expressed as the number of genomic equivalent copies per million of cells is a suitable tool in immunocompromised patients"
6th International Conference on HHV-6 & 7 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Day 2 - June 21, 2008 - Transplant Reactivation Session

PJ Anne de Pagter (Transplant Reactivation Session)

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"HHV-6 reactivation after stem cell transplantation: superior specific HHV-6 T cell responses are associated with poor clinical outcome"
6th International Conference on HHV-6 & 7 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Day 2 - June 21, 2008 - Transplant Reactivation Session

Tetsushi Yoshikawa (Transplant Reactivation Session)

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"HHV-6 and HHV-7 infections in transplant recipients"
6th International Conference on HHV-6 & 7 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Day 2 - June 21, 2008 - Transplant Reactivation Session