September 2003, Volume 53, Issue 9

Editorial

Developments in Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

M. Irfan

Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation remains the treatment of choice for a variety of benign and malignant blood disorders.1 In this modality Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation is the intravenous infusion of haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells to re-establish marrow fu

Acquired Aplastic Anemia and Bone Marrow Transplantation

S. N. Adil  , M. Usman

By definition aplastic anemia is described as pancytopenia with empty bone marrow in which the marrow is replaced by fat cells. The etiology of acquired aplastic anemia is largely unknown; however in one third of the patients it is associated with either viruses, drugs or chemicals.1

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