All publications of “Monica Vilela Colesanti”

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Factors affecting autologous peripheral blood hematopoietic stem cell collections by large-volume leukapheresis:a single center experience

Araci Massami Sakashita, Andrea Tiemi Kondo, Andreza Alice Feitosa Ribeiro, Andrea Neri Folchini Cipolletta, Monica Vilela Colesanti, Nelson Hamerschlak, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082011AO1932

ABSTRACT Objective: To evaluate factors affecting peripheral blood hematopoietic stem cell yield in patients undergoing large-volume leukapheresis for autologous peripheral blood stem cell collection. Methods: Data from 304 consecutive autologous peripheral blood stem cell donors mobilized with hematopoietic growth factor (usually G-CSF), associated or not with chemotherapy, at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein between February 1999 and June 2010 were retrospectively analyzed. The objective was to obtain at least 2 × 106 CD34+ cells/kg of body weight. Pre-mobilization factors analyzed included […]