Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) (encompasses bone marrow transplantation (BMT)) is a relatively common procedure used to treat a wide spectrum of conditions 1,2:

There are a number of different types of HSCT 3:

  • autologous HSCT: the patient is the donor and recipient of hematopoietic stem cells 
  • allogeneic HSCT: the patient is the recipient of hematopoietic stem cells sourced from another individual


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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • BMT
  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT)
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Bone marrow transplant (BMT)

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