Increased availability of family donors for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in a population with increased incidence of consanguinity

Balci Y. I., Tavil B., TAN Ç., Ozgur T. T., Bulum B., Cetin M., ...More

CLINICAL TRANSPLANTATION, vol.25, no.3, pp.475-480, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1399-0012.2010.01310.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.475-480
  • Keywords: children, donor availability, developing country, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, BONE-MARROW, CORD BLOOD, MARRIAGES, PREVALENCE, PAKISTAN, OUTCOMES, TURKEY
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


The study was planned to determine the frequency of parental and non-sibling family donor transplants in our center and to investigate the rate of familial donor availability at two HLA-typing laboratories in Turkey.