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Autologous platelet transfusion in patients receiving high-dose chemotherapy and circulating progenitor cell transplantation for stage II/III breast cancer.

Authors
  • Pedrazzoli, P
  • Perotti, C
  • Noris, P
  • Da Prada, G A
  • Zibera, C
  • Battaglia, M
  • Gibelli, N
  • Preti, P
  • Pavesi, L
  • Torretta, L
  • Balduini, C L
  • Salvaneschi, L
  • Robustelli della Cuna, G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Haematologica
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1998
Volume
83
Issue
8
Pages
718–723
Identifiers
PMID: 9793256
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our data demonstrate that large doses of autologous platelets can easily be collected and safely administered to support the period of thrombocytopenia in patients undergoing HDC and CPC transplantation. Autologous PC in these patients can abrogate the risks deriving from allogeneic platelet transfusion.

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