Autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation for multiple sclerosis: a systematic review.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), Volume 17, Issue 2, p.204-13 (2011)

Keywords:

2011, Adolescent, Adult, Clinical Research Division, Disability Evaluation, Disease-Free Survival, Evidence-Based Medicine, Female, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic Progressive, Risk Assessment, Risk Factors, Time Factors, Transplantation Conditioning, Transplantation, Autologous, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult

Abstract:

The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) refractory to conventional medical treatment.