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What is new in haploidentical stem cell transplantation?

During the 2021 TCT Meetings Digital Experience, the GvHD Hub spoke to Arnon Nagler, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, IL. We asked, What is new in haploidentical stem cell transplantation?

What is new in haploidentical stem cell transplantation?

Nagler discusses the current status of haploidentical stem cell transplantation with a focus on post-transplant therapy with cyclophosphamide, which reduces chronic graft-versus-host disease (GvHD) and controls acute GvHD, providing earlier withdrawal of immunosuppression. He concludes by comparing haploidentical versus matched sibling donor hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

 

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