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ization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

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Bone Marrow Transplant. 2007 Mar;39(6):317-29 ReMobilization, harvesting and selection of peripheral blood stem cells in patients with autoimmune diseases undergoing autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Authors: Statkute L, Verda L, Oyama Y, Traynor A, Villa M, Shook T, Clifton R, Jovanovic B, Satkus J, Loh Y, Quigley K, Yaung K,…

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The prototypic autoimmune diseases involving skin (lupus, dermatomyositis) typically result in epithelial injury and autoantibodies to characteristic cellular antigens.

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Curr Dir Autoimmun. 2008;10:258-79 Scleroderma. Authors: Gilliam AC The prototypic autoimmune diseases involving skin (lupus, dermatomyositis) typically result in epithelial injury and autoantibodies to characteristic cellular antigens. Disease-specific autoantibodies are also found in scleroderma, but scleroderma is different from other cutaneous autoimmune diseases because epithelial injury does not occur. Multiple…

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Auto-Immune disease & stem cells transplant

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2010 Jan;16(1 Suppl):S48-56 Hematopoietic cell transplantation for autoimmune disease: updates from Europe and the United States. Sullivan KM, Muraro P, Tyndall A Abstract Considerable advances have been made in our understanding of the immunobiology of autoimmune disease and its treatment with hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). In autoimmune disorders, the reconstituted…

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Adult stem cell transplantation in autoimmune disease

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2009 Jul;16(4):285-91 Adult stem cell transplantation in autoimmune disease. Tyndall A, Gratwohl A PURPOSE OF REVIEW: This review presents the recent results of a decade’s experience with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for treating severe autoimmune disease, with special reference to new insights into pathophysiology. In addition, the newly evolving field…

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Vascular disease in scleroderma

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2008 Feb;34(1):73-9; vi. Vascular disease in scleroderma: angiogenesis and vascular repair Mulligan-Kehoe MJ, Simons M. Angiogenesis Research Center, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth Medical School, Borwell 530 E, 1 Medical Center Drive, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA. Abstract Vascular abnormalities are one of the primary pathologic components of scleroderma. An early vascular…

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