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What are the differences and similarities between transplant practices in North America and Europe?

During the 46th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), the AML Hub spoke to Robert Soiffer, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, US, about blood and bone marrow transplant. We asked, What are the differences and similarities between transplant practices in North America and Europe?

What are the differences and similarities between transplant practices in North America and Europe?

While acknowledging that transplant practice is similar overall between the two regions, Robert Soiffer identified a few key differences in relation to the age of transplant patient, the use of high-intensity conditioning regimens, the approach to graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis, and the use of in vivo T-cell depletion. 

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