Image of the Week: Stem cell collection - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Stem cell collection

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This collection of stem cells was harvested for future autologous transplantation using apheresis.

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In order to collect stem cells from the blood stream, a patient must undergo special preparation. A regimen of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) is used to induce rapid growth of stem cells in the bone marrow, causing many cells to...

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In order to collect stem cells from the blood stream, a patient must undergo special preparation.

A regimen of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (G-CSF) is used to induce rapid growth of stem cells in the bone marrow, causing many cells to split into peripheral circulation.

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