Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: activity in Switzerland compared with surrounding European countries

Passweg, Jakob R; Baldomero, Helen; Bargetzi, Mario; Bucher, Christoph; Chalandon, Yves; Duchosal, Michel A; Gratwohl, Alois; Güngör, Tayfun; Hess, Urs; Leibundgut, Kurt; de Faveri, Grazia Nicoloso; Ozsahin, Hulya; Pabst, Thomas; Renner, Christoph; Stern, Martin; Stussi, Georg; Schanz, Urs; SBST (Swiss Blood Stem Cell Transplantation Group), (2013). Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: activity in Switzerland compared with surrounding European countries. Swiss medical weekly, 143, w13757. Muttenz: EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

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Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a highly specialised procedure used to treat malignancies of the lymphohaematopoietic system as well as some acquired and inherited disorders of the blood. This analysis by the Swiss Blood Stem Cell Transplantation Group, based on data from 2008-2011, describes, treatment rates in Switzerland for specific indications and compares this with data from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands, corrected for the size of the population. Differences in transplant rates, in rates for particular indications, and in the use of specific transplant technologies such as use of unrelated donors, use of cord blood or mismatched family donors are described. These data are put in correlation with donor availability from international registries and with number of transplant teams and number of procedures per team all corrected for population size.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gynaecology, Paediatrics and Endocrinology (DFKE) > Clinic of Paediatric Medicine
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Haematology, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Laboratory Medicine and Hospital Pharmacy (DOLS) > Clinic of Medical Oncology

UniBE Contributor:

Leibundgut, Kurt and Pabst, Thomas

ISSN:

1424-7860

Publisher:

EMH Schweizerischer Ärzteverlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:36

Last Modified:

17 Mar 2015 21:26

PubMed ID:

23443995

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/14275 (FactScience: 221151)

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