Diseases treated by cord blood stem cell transplantation

 

The most frequent use of stem cell transplantation from a matching donor is the treatment of patients suffering from leukaemia and other malignant diseases of the circulatory system, and patients with hereditary disorders of the immune system, metabolism and haemoglobin synthesis (severe anaemias).

Malignant diseases: acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, acute myeloid leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, neuroblastoma.

Non-malignant diseases: adrenoleukodystrophy, amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia, Blackfan-Diamond syndrome, congenital dyskeratosis, Fanconi anaemia, Gunther’s disease, Hunter syndrome, Hurler syndrome, severe aplastic anaemia, Kostmann syndrome, Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, osteopetrosis, severe combined immunodeficiency, thalassaemia, X-linked lymphoproliferatives.