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2009-12-05 14:00:00

The methods and outcomes for stem cell transplants are constantly improving as leading experts continue to investigate new approaches for reducing the serious adverse events associated with the procedure. Research presented today at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology takes a closer look at complications of stem cell transplants, including veno-occlusive disease and graft-versus-host disease. "While stem cell transplant is one of the best treatment options we have...

2009-12-05 14:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The methods and outcomes for stem cell transplants are constantly improving as leading experts continue to investigate new approaches for reducing the serious adverse events associated with the procedure. Research presented today at the 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology takes a closer look at complications of stem cell transplants, including veno-occlusive disease and graft-versus-host disease. "While stem cell transplant is one...

2008-10-02 09:00:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Program at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center is the first in the United States to receive Disease Specific Care Certification for stem cell transplantation from The Joint Commission, the nation's leading accrediting agency for hospitals and healthcare organizations. The Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program also recently became the first and only program in New...

2005-08-29 15:37:12

Research published by the University of Helsinki, Finland, indicates that cytostatic and radiation therapies administered before stem cell transplantation often damage children's permanent teeth. Detrimental effects of cytostatic and radiation therapies on dental development have been known for a long time, but knowledge about the dental consequences of high-dose anticancer therapy preceding stem cell transplantation has so far been scarce. Päivi Hölttä, Licentiate in...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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