Predictors of Mononuclear Cell Yield in Patients Undergoing Autologous Mononuclear Stem Cell Therapy in Non-haemopoietic Degenerative Disorders

  • Deepak Pahwa
  • Ratti Ram Sharma
  • Neelam Marwaha
Original Article


Cellular therapy outcomes are influenced by cellular composition of the product. We analyzed the cellular profiles (TNC, MNC and CD34+ cells) of patients receiving mononuclear cell therapy in terms of age, gender, BMI, pre-harvest haematological counts and clinical conditions. Cellular profiles of 262 patients were analyzed in terms of age (age < 40 year, age 41–60 year and age > 60 year), gender, BMI (BMI < 22 kg/m2, BMI 22–25 kg/m2 and BMI > 25 kg/m2), pre-harvest haematological profile and clinical conditions (chronic disorders, group A, acute vascular group B and traumatic events, group C). A steady decline was observed in TNC and MNC counts with increasing age and BMI. In clinical conditions, group C showed a highest cellular yield followed by group A and group B respectively. Amongst the three age groups, group I (age < 40 year) showed a better cellular profiles than group II (age 41–60 year) and group III (age > 60 year). Patients with Higher TLC (>7000/μl) and platelet count (>200 × 103/μl) yielded better cellular profile in the harvest. Patient age, BMI, haematological counts and clinical condition significantly affect the bone marrow cellular profile.


Autologous bone marrow mononuclear cell therapy Bone marrow cellular profiles Advanced medicinal therapeutic products 


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© Indian Society of Haematology & Transfusion Medicine 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Deepak Pahwa
    • 1
  • Ratti Ram Sharma
    • 1
  • Neelam Marwaha
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Transfusion MedicinePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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