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Descriptor English:   Bone Marrow Purging 
Descriptor Spanish:   Purgación de la Médula Ósea 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Purging da Medula Óssea 
Synonyms English:   Hematopoietic Stem Cell Purging
Purging, Bone Marrow  
Tree Number:   E02.120.142
Definition English:   Techniques for the removal of subpopulations of cells (usually residual tumor cells) from the bone marrow ex vivo before it is infused. The purging is achieved by a variety of agents including pharmacologic agents, biophysical agents (laser photoirradiation or radioisotopes) and immunologic agents. Bone marrow purging is used in both autologous and allogeneic BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with purging agent or method (IM with no qualif)
See Related English:   Bone Marrow Transplantation
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Immunomagnetic Separation
History Note English:   92 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history IS instrumentation
MT methods MO mortality
NU nursing PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends VE veterinary
Record Number:   30228 
Unique Identifier:   D016465 

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