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EBMT-ITC 2016 | The success of transplantation in children and adolescents

Peter Bader, MD from the University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany discusses the gains in transplantation in children and adolescents today at the 2016 EBMT International Transplant Course (EBMT-ITC) in Barcelona, Spain. Acting as Chair of the EBMT Paediatric Disease Working Party, Dr Bader outlines that as a result of better understanding of donor selection, conditioning regiments and post-transplantation care, 70-80% of children and adolescents are expected to survive allogeneic transplantation.