Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for systemic lupus erythematosus

Richard K Burt*, Ann E. Traynor

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation was first reported for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus in 1997. The procedure has since been performed worldwide including in Europe, in Brazil, and in China. A National Institutes of Health-funded phase III clinical trial of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for refractory systemic lupus erythematosus is anticipated to begin in 2003. Encouraging responses are raising new hope about the role of adult hematopoietic stem cells in systemic lupus erythematosus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)207-209
Number of pages3
JournalArthritis Research and Therapy
Volume5
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 2003

Keywords

  • Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • Lupus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology

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