Bone Marrow Transplantation for Acute Leukemia
Between May 1976 and December 1983, 200 patients underwent bone marrow transplantation (BMT) for hematologic malignancies at our center; 164 had acute leukemia. After administration of high dose radiochemotherapy for marrow ablation and immunosuppression, these 164 patients received marrow grafts from histocompatible sibling donors. Graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis (and therapy) consisted of either methotrexate and prednisone or cyclosporin A and prednisone. All patients have been followed for a minimum of 3 months after BMT. Results are summarized in Table 1 and Fig. 1.
KeywordsComplete Remission Bone Marrow Transplantation Acute Leukemia Continue Complete Remission Patient Undergo Bone Marrow Transplantation
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